Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: cancer

Los Angeles County sues Monsanto over chemical contamination

According to the lawsuit, Monsanto had been aware that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were harmful but concealed the data for years while polluting the water.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer...

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

Up next – trial in Monsanto’s hometown set for August after...

"We want the companies to take responsibility for warning people – even if there is a chance that something would be harmful or hazardous for them, people should be warned."

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer lawsuit

“We’ve been fighting cancer for more than nine years now and we can’t do any of the things we wanted to do. We really resent Monsanto for that.”

EPA claims glyphosate doesn’t cause cancer

The announcement made by EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Tuesday comes at the same time there are currently 13,400 lawsuits against the controversial weedkiller.

Monsanto ordered to pay $80M after causing man’s cancer

The jury found Monsanto guilty of negligence and failing to adequately warn consumers of Roundup weed killer’s cancer risks.

Food companies intentionally make their products addictive, and it’s making us...

Foods with unnaturally high levels of sugar and salt keep Americans snacking their way to obesity.

Jury finds Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer contributed to man’s cancer

“Although the evidence that Roundup causes cancer is quite equivocal, there is strong evidence from which a jury could conclude that Monsanto does not particularly care whether its product is in fact giving people cancer..."

Judge in second Roundup cancer trial worked for firm that defended...

This week’s closing arguments followed a recent favorable ruling for the plaintiff – this despite new revelations about Chhabria’s past ties to Monsanto.

Glyphosate exposure increases cancer risk up to 41 percent, study finds

"Our analysis focused on providing the best possible answer to the question of whether or not glyphosate is carcinogenic. As a result of this research, I am even more convinced that it is."

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DNC will not host climate-specific presidential primary debate and plans to punish candidates that...

"The DNC is silencing the voices of Democratic activists, many of our progressive partner organizations, and nearly half of the Democratic presidential field, who want to debate the existential crisis of our time."

No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

The year of the Green New Deal

Offering hope for a better future over the rage in vogue on the right, motivating young people to vote and getting more citizens to organize in their communities is how we will win.

Trump wants to make Alaska’s protected wilderness a hunting ground

The Trump administration has shown a penchant for supplicating itself to trophy hunters and trappers.

‘Corruption in plain sight:’ Jared Kushner firm took in $90 million from unnamed foreign...

"It was one of the only assets that Kushner retained and it continues to collect foreign investors without transparency."

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