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California judge orders expedited trial for couple alleging glyphosate caused their cancer

A California judge on [November 15] granted an expedited trial in the case of a California couple suffering from cancer ...
Organic fungicide copper sulfate poses dangers to humans, animals, insects—how does it compare to conventional pesticides?

Organic fungicide copper sulfate poses dangers to humans, animals, insects—how does it compare to conventional pesticides?

Organic farming is not chemical free. Copper sulfate is a popular one. How does it work and how does it ...
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Claim that Monsanto ‘secretly influenced’ glyphosate research prompts Health Canada to reevaluate Roundup safety

Health Canada [is] reviewing hundreds of studies used during the approval process for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Canada’s most ...
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Weed killer in your Cheerios? A pesticide expert explains everything you should know about glyphosate

Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in the world and is applied to most of the U.S. corn and ...
Viewpoint: 'Heritage' of emotional decision-making fuels EU's opposition to biotech crops

Viewpoint: ‘Heritage’ of emotional decision-making fuels EU’s opposition to biotech crops

As Daniel Patrick Moynihan, American politician and diplomat famously put it, “You are entitled to your opinion. But you are ...
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Germany’s environment minister pitches plan to ban glyphosate by 2023

Germany plans new conditions for pesticide approval and will seek an end date for the use of glyphosate-based weed killers, ...
Bayer might seek settlements in some Monsanto glyphosate-cancer suits, but prepares to fight large claims

Bayer might seek settlements in some Monsanto glyphosate-cancer suits, but prepares to fight large claims

Bayer AG’s chief executive said .... the company might consider settling lawsuits over Monsanto’s glyphosate-containing weed-killers depending on how high ...
273 Colombian farmers sue government spraying glyphosate to destroy coca plants used to make cocaine

273 Colombian farmers sue government spraying glyphosate to destroy coca plants used to make cocaine

The Colombian government faces 273 lawsuits stemming from damages to crops, land and water caused by the spraying the herbicide ...
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Viewpoint: Why a jury verdict against Monsanto doesn’t change anything regarding the safety of Roundup herbicide

The common weed killer Roundup (glyphosate) is back in the news after a US court ruled it contributed to a man’s terminal cancer (non-Hodgkin ...
Plaintiff accepts reduced damages in first glyphosate-cancer trial, Bayer to appeal verdict

Plaintiff accepts reduced damages in first glyphosate-cancer trial, Bayer to appeal verdict

A Northern California groundskeeper said [October 31] that he will accept a judge’s reduced verdict of $78 million against Monsanto ...
Environmental Working Group or the EPA: Who should parents trust about glyphosate safety?

Environmental Working Group or the EPA: Who should parents trust about glyphosate safety?

Remember a couple months back when an advocacy group found what it called “a hefty dose” of glyphosate, the active ingredient in weedkillers such ...
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Despite FDA safety data, media promote glyphosate scare stories to drive readership, farmer says

FDA Testing Finds No Glyphosate Residues in Over Half of Commodities Tested. And what they did find was well within ...
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With GMO soybean market booming, is there a future for conventional varieties?

Almost all the world's soybean grown today is GMO, which it is very difficult to find non-GMO soybeans. Begging the ...
Announcing appeal of reaffirmed Roundup-cancer verdict, Bayer develops defense strategy of Monsanto's flagship product

Announcing appeal of reaffirmed Roundup-cancer verdict, Bayer develops defense strategy of Monsanto’s flagship product

Bayer AG’s $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto .... made the German drug and chemicals company the world’s biggest supplier of crop seeds and ...
Viewpoint: Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and 'damages public health'

Viewpoint: Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and ‘damages public health’

When is a chemical dangerous? This is not a question we consciously ask ourselves much, but in fact, we interrogate ...
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Judge upholds landmark glyphosate-cancer verdict, cuts punitive damages 84% to $39 million

A California judge has rejected Monsanto’s appeal to overturn a landmark jury verdict which found that its popular herbicide causes cancer. The ...
There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

Several days ago I wrote a column about the wrong-headed claim that glyphosate is a carcinogen and the huge number of tort ...
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After successful demonization campaign against herbicide glyphosate, anti-GMO activists and environmental groups take aim at atrazine

In July, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued an extensive report that reviewed decades of science and declared that a ...
Sustainability failure: Anti-GMO France's 10-year effort to slash pesticide use boosted spraying by 12%

Sustainability failure: Anti-GMO France’s 10-year effort to slash pesticide use boosted spraying by 12%

In 2008, the French government announced a dramatic shift in agricultural policy, calling for pesticide use to be slashed in ...
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Viewpoint: Europe has traded crop biotechnology for ‘faith-based’ agroecology

We are living in a new Dark Age in Europe where innovation and technology are being rejected at an alarming ...
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Costs and benefits need to be assessed in weighing bans on glyphosate and neonicotinoids

The continuing debates over whether the herbicide glyphosate or the insecticide class of neonicotinoids (neonics) could—or should—remain available for farmers ...
Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

The Guardian published an article by Sam Levin and Carey Gillam [on October 7] about the “new era of cancer lawsuits ...
Glyphosate-cancer case appeal: Judge inclined to set aside $250 million of damages, order new trial

Glyphosate-cancer case appeal: Judge inclined to set aside $250 million of damages, order new trial

Bayer AG won a tentative ruling slashing the lion’s share of a $289 million verdict in the first trial over claims ...
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Viewpoint: Roundup is a ‘timid cousin’ of dangerous pesticides, and a blessing to agriculture

The public has found its witch to burn. Glyphosate — or, colloquially, Roundup — is shackled to the stake in ...
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Viewpoint: Link between bee death and glyphosate still a ‘far-fetched’ story

Glyphosate is a herbicide, in other words, it is toxic to plants. Its target enzyme is not found in insects ...
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Ex-Reuters reporter Carey Gillam: Anti-Monsanto crusader or obsessed anti-GMO activist?

[Carey Gillam] the longtime reporter, who now works for a consumer advocacy group, is pegged by her detractors as an activist at ...
Russian social media 'bots' push GMO-autism link, new report shows

Russian social media ‘bots’ push GMO-autism link, new report shows

Social media accounts sponsored by the Kremlin have whipped up fears about western food and water supplies, analysis shows. Scores of ...
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Why are all Roundup-cancer lawsuits filed in the US?

The unique conditions present in the U.S. led to the filing of more than 8,000 court claims alleging the use ...