GLP Podcast: When science isn't about evidence; Bayer pulling Roundup off retail shelves; Kenya approves GMO cassava

GLP Podcast: When science isn’t about evidence; Bayer pulling Roundup off retail shelves; Kenya approves GMO cassava

Cameron English, Kevin Folta | 
A researcher who challenged the consensus on obesity was blasted in the media by her colleagues. Is this an example ...
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Another study finds glyphosate herbicide kills tumor cells. Is the much-maligned weedkiller a cancer fighter?

Cameron English | 
If Roundup or one of its ingredients turns out to be an effective cancer treatment, it would be a stunning ...
Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 3: How dangerous is glyphosate?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 3: How dangerous is glyphosate?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
Although pesticide toxicity and biodegradability has decreased overall during the last few decades, many consumers are still worried about pesticides ...
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Evidence may not matter: Roundup cancer settlements could trigger international pesticide suits regardless of health impacts

Since litigation began a couple years ago, Roundup, a particular brand of glyphosate based pesticide, is now firmly established as ...
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$10.9 billion Monsanto Roundup settlement does not automatically shield Bayer from ‘flood’ of new glyphosate-cancer lawsuits

Tina Bellon | 
[Bayer] on [June 24] agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to end the litigation by U.S. Roundup users ...
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Unless you eat 10 pounds of oatmeal daily, glyphosate in your cereal isn’t dangerous

Diane Karr | 
Is there glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, hiding in your cereal? Even if there is, there’s some reliable ...
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Glyphosate contaminates food? Simple testing method could dispel exaggerated weedkiller risk claims

Researchers at Leipzig University in Germany say they have developed a quick and simple way of testing for glyphosate in ...
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Before restricting Roundup weedkiller, EU lawmakers want to know how it could affect farmers

Natasha Foote | 
Any potential reduction of glyphosate in the EU should be preceded by an impact assessment exploring the consequence for farmers, ...
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With glyphosate-cancer settlement nearing, is the Roundup controversy coming to an end?

Tim Loh | 
Bayer AG is close to a turning point in its legal battle over the weedkiller Roundup. But it still has ...
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Reversing herbicide resistance? Geneticists uncover source of ‘dreaded’ pigweed’s glyphosate tolerance

Denise Attaway | 
Just hearing “pigweed” can cause fear in cotton and soybean farmers, but a Clemson University geneticist and others believe they ...
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After three lost glyphosate-cancer trials, Bayer investors fear litigation ‘avalanche’ will further harm company’s reputation

Eyk Henning, Tim Loh | 
Two influential shareholder advisory groups are split on whether investors should support Bayer AG’s management at its upcoming annual meeting, ...
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Viewpoint: Contradictory evidence exposes critical flaws in International Agency for Research on Cancer glyphosate assessment

Colin Berry | 
This commentary does not concern itself with the need for, or the value of glyphosate as an agrochemical: rather it ...
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Bayer settles Roundup weedkiller false advertising lawsuit for $39.5 million

Jef Feeley | 
Bayer AG agreed to pay $39.5 million to settle allegations that its Monsanto unit ran misleading ads about the controversial ...
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Plaintiff in glyphosate-cancer trial defends original $80 million verdict against Bayer on appeal

Amanda Bronstad | 
A man who won an $80 million verdict over Monsanto Co.’s Roundup [in 2019] defended the award on appeal, including ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO activists ignore science when debating glyphosate safety

Cameron English | 
There are encouraging signs that people are beginning to tune out the activist propaganda ...
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Judge cancels second federal glyphosate-cancer trial to aid settlement talks between Bayer, plaintiffs

Amanda Bronstad | 
In an order on [March 5], U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria vacated the March 23 trial date for the second ...
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Bayer in ‘no rush’ to settle Roundup-cancer litigation following endorsements from EPA, Department of Justice

Ludwig Burger, Patricia Weiss | 
.... Bayer was at pains on [Feb. 27] to quell expectations it was nearing an out-of-court settlement laying to rest ...
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Bayer Chairman to step down as potential $12 billion Roundup-cancer litigation settlement looms

Ludwig Burger | 
Bayer Chairman Werner Wenning, one of the architects of a $63 billion takeover deal that has left the German crop ...
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Remember the questionable study claiming glyphosate boosts cancer risk 41%? Lead author reasserts her claim, EPA refutes it, and we take a second look

Geoffrey Kabat | 
Sheppard and her co-authors are intent on favoring data that appears to support the existence of a risk from glyphosate ...
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Viewpoint: Science losing out to anti-glyphosate hysteria, farmers in a quandary as there are no alternative weedkillers as effective

Confirmation [in January] by the U.S. [EPA] that glyphosate is not carcinogenic is welcome, but .... it doesn’t matter. What ...
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Weedkiller breakthrough? Bayer developing new herbicide to help farmers tackle glyphosate-resistant weeds

Sonja Begemann | 
With stakes in the fight against tough-to-control and resistant weeds at an all-time high, Bayer is adding a new tool ...
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Bayer faces ‘almost impossible’ task of ending glyphosate-cancer litigation while its Roundup herbicide remains in stores

Jacob Bunge, Laura Kusisto, Ruth Bender | 
Bayer faces an extraordinary challenge as it tries to settle tens of thousands of claims that its Roundup weedkiller causes ...
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Bayer appeals last year’s $86 million California Monsanto Roundup glyphosate-cancer trial verdict

Tina Bellon | 
Bayer AG has asked a California appeals court to overturn an $86 million verdict that found it was responsible for ...
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As many as 85,000 glyphosate-cancer lawsuits ‘significantly’ closer to settlement after federal trials suspended

Alexander Kell | 
Bayer AG’s federal court cases in the U.S. about the Roundup weedkiller have been pushed back at the request of ...
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With Roundup-cancer settlement looming, activists revive conspiracy claim that glyphosate surfactants threaten human health

Cameron English | 
The narrative of underdog cancer victims unmasking corporate villains isn't backed up by the evidence ...
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Latest Roundup-cancer trial canceled, fueling speculation of a final settlement in glyphosate litigation

Carey Gillam | 
A Roundup cancer trial in St. Louis, Missouri, will not open on [Feb. 5] as expected, a court spokesman said ...
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