Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Monsanto

Bayer investigates its shady PR firm after ‘Monsanto File’ scandal in...

"This is a very important discovery because it shows there are objective strategies to silence strong voices."

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 found liable for French farmer’s illness

A French appeals court ruled Thursday that Monsanto was liable for causing illness in a farmer who inadvertently inhaled one of its...

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.

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.

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.

EU approval of glyphosate based on review that plagiarized Monsanto studies

"Just as tobacco companies can no longer talk about the health benefits of smoking, the chemical industry shouldn't be able to write its own authorization for its own potentially harmful products."

India’s top court rules Monsanto can own patents on genetically modified...

"Seed ownership by farmers has traditionally been an important agricultural practice, but profit-driven giant Monsanto is making our farmers disempowered and dependent!"

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A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.