Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: glyphosate

Glyphosate found in more than 80% of U.S. urine samples

Glyphosate was listed as a probable human carcinogen by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer in 2015. 

US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

EPA finds two widely used pesticides harm majority of endangered species

Atrazine and glyphosate are both causing severe harm to many of the plants and animals protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Understanding overlapping corporate disinformation campaigns is critical to telling the full...

Monsanto’s campaign to target journalists and activists was ranked the second most neglected story of 2020 according to the nonprofit media watchdog.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and...

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.

Bayer announces plan to end glyphosate-based herbicide sales to US consumers...

The company will replace glyphosate in the consumer lawn and garden segment with other "known and well-established active ingredients."

Bayer and US officials pressure Mexico to overturn glyphosate ban

“Will they continue the pattern of doing the bidding of global biotech/seed firms like Monsanto? Or, will the USTR respect other countries’ rights to protect the environment and indigenous crops?”

EPA warns glyphosate is likely to harm the nation’s most endangered...

“If we want to stop the extinction of amazing creatures like monarch butterflies, we need the EPA to take action to stop the out-of-control spraying of deadly poisons.”

Lawsuit accuses Monsanto of causing man’s cancer diagnosis

“Plaintiff’s injuries, like those striking thousands of similarly situated victims across the country, were foreseeable and avoidable.”

Monsanto seeks to reverse jury verdict in cancer case they lost

The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.”

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Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.