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Despite cancer link, many farmers still use Roundup

If you are a farmer in the South, it’s quite likely that you have a shed somewhere on your property that is stocked with the glyphosate-laden herbicide, Roundup. The chemical weedkiller was first created and manufactured by Monsanto. But back…

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Bayer has no plans to settle Roundup-related cancer lawsuits

When Bayer AG acquired the company Monsanto, they didn’t suspect that that acquisition would result in substantial financial liability. On the contrary, Monsanto, as a company that holds patents to many popular agricultural compounds and proprietary seed genetics, probably seemed…

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Retailers now face lawsuits related to selling Roundup

The famous weed killer Roundup was developed to effectively kill any plants that gardeners or farmers didn’t want on their property. Monsanto, the company that developed the compound, went so far as to also develop crop seeds that were resistant…

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Former NFL pro Merril Hoge files suit over Roundup cancer issue

The potentially serious medical risks associated with glyphosate use have become increasingly well-known in recent months. The mainstream media has begun to pay attention to the dangers of this ubiquitous chemical, as several major lawsuits have ruled in the favor…

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Bayer struggles with Roundup cases against Monsanto

If you love to garden, you may be familiar with the weed killer, Roundup. Recently, this weed killer has been in the news, because people are asserting that it has caused them to develop cancer. The total number of people…

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Not buying Roundup doesn’t mean you’re not exposed

You know that the chemical companies argue that Roundup and similar solutions, which contain glyphosate, are safe for people. They claim that the chemicals only kill plants. Yes, they’re specifically designed to be lethal, but not to you. All the…

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New Roundup trial underway in San Francisco

Companies that put out a brand name product will often do just about anything to defend their investment in said product. Even if there is evidence that a product has harmed people or could potentially endanger consumers, companies may attempt…

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Monsanto will appeal massive Roundup lawsuit verdict

When new products get developed by big companies and researchers, the government must carefully balance the potential benefits of those products with the risks that they pose for consumers. Unfortunately, in some situations, companies have more control over the approval…

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Jury awards plaintiff in Roundup cancer lawsuit $289 million

The popular weed killing chemical known as Roundup, which is the brand name for glyphosate, is often considered safe for human exposure. The company that created Roundup, Monsanto, has insisted for decades that glyphosate has no adverse impact on human…

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Major lawsuit in California alleging cancer caused by Roundup

Many chemical products in the United States do not receive adequate long-term testing before becoming publicly available. Basic safety testing often only looks at the short-term health impacts of new products and chemicals. Years later, it may become obvious that…

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