“Plaintiff’s injuries, like those striking thousands of similarly situated victims across the country, were foreseeable and avoidable.”
The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.”
The Environmental Protection Agency is currently green-lighting the continued use of cancer-linked glyphosate in the United States for another 15 years. Those...
Despite these newest results the EPA refuses to set strict limits of glyphosate in food.
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.
Several outside scientists have identified other factual errors in the paper, and said they threaten to undermine the credibility of the findings overall.
Miami now joins Miami Beach and Stuart, two cities in Florida who have also banned glyphosate.
"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."