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Home-field advantage in Missouri trial could boost Bayer’s fortunes in glyphosate-cancer legal battle

Bayer .... facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited ...
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EPA weighs in on sulfoxaflor: Genetic Literacy Project Q&A on controversial decision to lift restrictions on alleged ‘bee-killing’ pesticide

The FDA replied to our questions with a detailed defense of its decision to lift restrictions on sulfoxaflor ...
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Controversial herbicide dicamba damaging some non-GMO soybean research plots in Midwest

Something strange is happening to Pengyin Chen's soybean experiments at the University of Missouri's Fisher Delta Research Center in Portageville, ...
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Bayer trial: Judge may cut $2 billion glyphosate-cancer damages to $250 million

A California judge will slash a $2 billion judgment against Bayer AG, which had been awarded to a couple who ...
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Organic produce consumption lowers pregnant women’s exposure to some pesticides, small study suggests

Organic versus conventional foods: are they really better for people’s health? Are all organic foods created equal, and if not, ...
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New test accurately estimates bee exposure to neonicotinoid insecticides, study claims

Bee populations are declining, and neonicotinoid pesticides continue to be investigated — and in some cases banned — because of ...
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Farming without pesticides could double crop losses, boost global food prices, UK economist warns

The average UK family grocery bill could increase by more than [$977] over the course of a year without the ...
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Podcast: Bt eggplant in Bangladesh—the GMO crop that boosted farmer profits 6-fold

Subsistence farmers in Bangladesh make a living by growing, harvesting and selling brinjal, or the fruit westerners know as eggplant ...
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Vermont: First US state to mandate its own GMO crop regulations

On June 17, 2019, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed a new law, which creates a committee to review new genetically-engineered ...
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Bayer lawsuit: Judge cuts punitive damages in glyphosate-cancer case from $75 million to $20 million

A federal judge on [July 15] slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed ...
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EU ‘probably won’t’ re-approve Bayer’s glyphosate weed killer after 2022, German agriculture minister says

German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner said glyphosate herbicide probably won’t have enough support to gain re-authorization for use in the ...
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If Bayer settles glyphosate-cancer lawsuits, final costs could range from $2.5-$20 billion

There’s a $2.5 billion question hanging over Bayer AG. Or perhaps a $20 billion question, depending on who you ask ...
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Brazilian farmers sue Bayer to reclaim $151 million in royalties on GMO cotton

Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on [July 11] sued Bayer AG, seeking to cancel the chemical ...
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Everything you should know about India’s pro-GMO farmers defying ban on biotech crops

With a few Haryana farmers symbolically defying a government restriction against sowing banned [GMO] Cotton in Hisar, and the government ...
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Glyphosate manufacturers reject alleged weed killer-cancer link in response to federal Roundup report

Glyphosate registrants defended their products as safe to use in comments submitted .... to the Department of Health and Human ...
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Sydney, Australia may end glyphosate use as public opposition to Bayer’s weed killer grows

Sydney’s city council said on [July 5] it was reviewing .... the use of Bayer AG’s Roundup, after other councils ...
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India’s crackdown on GMO cotton in Maharashtra state boosts illegal planting nearly 25%

Nearly 25 per cent of the cotton crop being sown by farmers in Maharashtra this season is from the banned ...
Monsanto in Another Huge Lawsuit for Lying About Roundup Cancer Link

Juror in glyphosate-cancer trial urges judge to uphold $80 million verdict appealed by Bayer

A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that ...
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‘Smart’ fertilizers help feed booming global population while cutting pollution, slowing climate change

To feed the world’s growing population, farmers need to increase crop yields. Applying more fertilizer could help. But standard versions ...
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India says it will take “appropriate action” to stop farmers from planting unapproved GMO insect resistant and herbicide tolerant crops

[India's] agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar reiterated that all genetically modified (GM) crops other than Bt. cotton [have] been banned ...
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Austria could be first EU state to prohibit glyphosate use as weed killer ban advances through parliament

Austria’s lower house of parliament passed a bill on [July 2] banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first ...
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Viewpoint: Don’t ignore organic industry’s conflict of interest in stoking fears about glyphosate dangers

A California jury recently awarded a $289 million judgment against Bayer, the maker of the herbicide. Lawyers somehow convinced the ...
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Pesticide exposure boosts cancer risk in farmers? Busting one of social media’s favorite agriculture myths

Did you hear? Farmers have less cancer overall than the general population .... Nearly 10 years ago .... U.S. Agricultural ...
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Price floor for Bayer shares may not exist as Monsanto glyphosate-cancer litigation costs mount

On June 7th, 2018, Bayer .... consummated its $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto, the largest GMO and agricultural chemical distributor ...
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Maharashtra state in India contemplates lifting GMO herbicide-tolerant cotton ban amid farmer protests

Demands to lift [the] ban on the use of herbicide-tolerant Bt (HTBT) cotton in the state are growing stronger. Several ...