Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: glyphosate

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.”

Hawaii bans herbicides on school grounds

“Why I’m here today is to keep this story going and to keep the word out there about the product that I used and about how unsafe it can be for people and especially kids.”

Advocates pressure EPA to consider public health over Monsanto profits

The Environmental Protection Agency is currently green-lighting the continued use of cancer-linked glyphosate in the United States for another 15 years. Those...

Food companies are still selling products contaminated by Monsanto weedkiller

Despite these newest results the EPA refuses to set strict limits of glyphosate in food.

Many breakfast cereals still test positive for Roundup, new report confirms

Of the 21 oat-based cereals tested, all but four tested contained a level of glyphosate that is higher than deemed safe for children by scientists at Environmental Working Group.

A matter of fact – Professor refuses to correct errors in...

Several outside scientists have identified other factual errors in the paper, and said they threaten to undermine the credibility of the findings overall.

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.

Miami bans the use of glyphosate in a step to improve...

Miami now joins Miami Beach and Stuart, two cities in Florida who have also banned glyphosate.

Glyphosate found in 19 of 20 beers and wines tested

"Due to glyphosate's many health risks and its ubiquitous nature in our food, water and alcohol, the use of glyphosate in the U.S. should be banned unless and until it can be proven safe."

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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‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."