Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Roundup

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. 

Bayer appeal to dismiss Roundup weedkiller lawsuits rejected by U.S. Supreme...

Bayer said it plans to replace glyphosate-based weed-killing ingredients in products for non-professionals in the U.S. with alternative active ingredients in order to “manage litigation risk in the U.S.,” but not due to concerns about safety.

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."

Glyphosate remains on shelves despite EPA admitting Trump-era review was faulty

“We will ask the court to deny this extraordinary request to paper over glyphosate’s ecological harms only to approve it anyway down the road. Time to face the music, not run and hide.”

Roundup verdict of $25M upheld in US appeals court

“It’s a slam dunk for plaintiffs. This proves these claims are viable in the tort system.”

New study finds undisclosed ingredients in Roundup lethal to bumblebees

"Will the Biden administration fix this problem, or will it allow the EPA to continue its past practice of ignoring the real-world harms of pesticides?"

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.

Appeals court upholds groundskeeper’s Roundup cancer trial win over Monsanto

The court said that Monsanto’s argument that scientific findings about glyphosate’s links to cancer constituted a “minority view” was not supported.

Bayer agrees to pay $10 billion to settle RoundUp cancer cases

Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."

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"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

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Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.