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Non-GMO vegetable seeds? Capitalizing on consumer fears to sell overpriced seeds

Niki Jabbour....recently shook a hornet’s nest. The talented gardener, book author, and radio host said on Facebook that she’d been ...
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Activist lawyers challenge Health Canada after agency reconfirms safety of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer

American lawyers who successfully sued the makers of the glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup on behalf of a man dying of cancer say Canada ...
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‘Reliance on science’ may not help retailers win glyphosate-cancer lawsuits, attorneys say

Glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, has dominated headlines over the last year as Monsanto has battled thousands of ...
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Judge allows evidence of Monsanto’s alleged ‘corporate misconduct’ in first phase of upcoming glyphosate-cancer trials

A federal judge overseeing lawsuits alleging Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer causes cancer on [January 28] tentatively allowed pieces ...
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Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue, Part 3: How dangerous is glyphosate?

Although pesticide toxicity and biodegradability has decreased overall, many consumers are still worried about pesticides. They are especially concerned with ...
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6 common misconceptions about the ‘dangers’ of genetic engineering and GMOs

Why does the GMO debate have a bit of Groundhog Day aspect to it? The way the issues are framed ...
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French president Macron backtracks on proposed glyphosate ban in wake of scientist, farmer protests

French president Emmanuel Macron says that the phasing out of glyphosate-based weed killers in France by 2021, as previously announced, ...
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As glyphosate debate rages, French politician urges EU to take ‘science-based’ approach to pesticide regulation

French MEP Angélique Delahaye believes that policymakers must tell citizens what is currently possible and what is not when it ...
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Bayer asks judge in second glyphosate-cancer case to restrict evidence to be presented against Monsanto

Bayer AG unit Monsanto has asked a California judge in the litigation over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup allegedly causing ...
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French regulator ANSES defends 2017 approval of Monsanto’s recently banned Roundup Pro 360 weedkiller

The National Agency for Food Safety, Environment and Labor (ANSES) “disputes any error of assessment” after the ban on the glyphosate-based ...
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French court bans Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup Pro 360 weedkiller, citing ‘potential health risks’

A French court canceled the license for one of Monsanto's glyphosate-based weedkillers on [January 15] over safety concerns, placing an ...
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Plaintiffs may struggle to prove Roundup causes cancer in upcoming glyphosate trials

Bayer’s Monsanto is facing thousands of lawsuits from plaintiffs claiming exposure to glyphosate gave them cancer. Last August, a jury ...
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Bayer needs ‘Ph.D-type jurors’ to win upcoming glyphosate-cancer trials, expert says

In August, a San Francisco County Superior Court jury ordered Monsanto [now owned by Bayer] to pay former school groundskeeper ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Roundup ban? Glyphosate-free farming would mean higher food prices

Food production without the use of glyphosate (commonly sold as Roundup) to control weeds, will mean increased food prices. ...
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Plaintiff’s attorney ‘manipulated’ jury in Roundup-cancer trial, Bayer claims

Calling Monsanto’s efforts to hide the alleged carcinogenicity of its Roundup weed killer “reprehensible,” attorneys for a school groundskeeper dying ...
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Monsanto ‘didn’t fully disclose’ involvement in 2016 glyphosate review, publisher says

Bayer AG’s defense of Roundup weed killer may take a hit after an academic journal [Critical Reviews in Toxicology] said ...
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Video: How the Environmental Working Group manipulated the math on glyphosate safety levels to create ‘Roundup in Cheerios’ scare

The weed killer glyphosate (aka Roundup in patented form) is lauded by farmers as a safe, effective herbicide. However, there ...
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Roundup in breast milk? Disturbing new details in the plot to discredit nutritionist Shelley McGuire

In July 2015, Michelle (Shelley) McGuire, a nutrition professor and lactation expert then at Washington State University (WSU), was targeted ...
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Talking Biotech: 30-year study confirms environmental benefits of glyphosate use

Anti-GMO activists continue to warn about the dangers of glyphosate, but 30 years of data show the controversial herbicide is ...
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Roundup on trial: Everything you need to know about the glyphosate herbicide controversy

[A] California jury awarded two hundred and eighty nine million dollars .... to a former groundskeeper for a California school ...
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Now facing 8,000 Roundup lawsuits, Bayer says it ‘will vigorously defend’ its herbicide

The number of U.S. lawsuits brought against Bayer’s newly acquired Monsanto has jumped to about 8,000, as the German drugmaker ...