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“Glyphosate is suspect… Monsanto’s argument is unacceptable.”
"Whether this is a question of negligence or intent, it is completely unacceptable for government bodies to pass off industry analysis as their own."
The lawsuit hopes permanent injunctions will be placed on these large companies, forcing them to stop selling and marketing their dicamba herbicide.
Glyphosate-based “Roundup” herbicide is probably the most controversial product of Monsanto, one of the world’s most controversial companies. With EU renewal of glyphosate’s license pending, Monsanto is going after the WHO agency that linked the herbicide to cancer in humans.
Released communications show the EPA and Monsanto working in concert to stall a toxicology review that a unit tied to the CDC was conducting on glyphosate.
Monsanto's vice president of global strategy did not contest the authenticity of the documents.
Monsanto itself has admitted a lack of extensive safety tests on its formulated products.
Monsanto continues to publicly deny that there are cancer connections to glyphosate or Roundup.
Legal aid lawyers and experts say cases they see are a small sample of all the violations that occur.
We should all keep the pressure on the EPA to ban glyphosate, for good.