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Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, has been linked to an increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.


Monsanto Has to Pay $289 Million in Damages in First Roundup Cancer Trial

08/11/2018

Monsanto Co. was socked with $289 million in damages in the first trial over claims that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.

Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper whose doctors didn’t think he’d live long enough learn the verdict, prevailed Friday in San Francisco state court after jurors deliberated for three days. The trial was an important test of the evidence against Monsanto and will serve as a template for litigating thousands of other claims over the herbicide.

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A Weed Killer Is Increasingly Showing Up in People's Bodies

10/24/2017

The latest study to look at the long-term effects of Roundup, a popular weed killer developed by Monsanto in the 1970s, raises questions about the herbicide’s possible contributions to poor health in certain communities.

The study, published Tuesday in JAMA, tracked people over the age of 50 in southern California from 1993-1996 to 2014-2016, with researchers periodically collecting urine samples during that time.

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Monsanto Weed Killer Roundup Faces New Doubts on Safety in Unsealed Documents

03/14/2017
The reputation of Roundup, whose active ingredient is the world’s most widely used weed killer, took a hit on Tuesday when a federal court unsealed documents raising questions about its safety and the research practices of its manufacturer, the chemical giant Monsanto.

Roundup and similar products are used around the world on everything from row crops to home gardens. It is Monsanto’s flagship product, and industry-funded research has long found it to be relatively safe. A case in federal court in San Francisco has challenged that conclusion, building on the findings of an international panel that claimed Roundup’s main ingredient might cause cancer.

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Roundup Could Be Getting a Warning Label

06/26/2017

By SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.

Officials announced that starting July 7 the weed killer's main ingredient, glyphosate, will appear on a list California keeps of potentially cancerous chemicals. A year later, the listing could come with warning labels on the product, officials said.

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Naperville Park District halts use of weed killer on playgrounds

06/15/2017

Naperville Park District has suspended the application of chemical weed killer on playgrounds in response to a petition questioning the district's weed control efforts in parks.

Executive Director Ray McGury said the park district acknowledged public health and safety supersede any other concern so the district agreed to stop applying Montanto's Roundup brand of the herbicide glyphosate in playground areas in order to experiment with and evaluate organic weed control products the rest of the summer.

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Why Researchers Are Concerned This Pesticide May Cause Cancer

03/28/2017

A group of environmental health researchers is calling for federal regulators to reassess the safety of the world's most commonly used herbicide following a series of news stories damaging to the chemical's manufacturer.

The researchers writing in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health argue that the chemical glyphosate, sold around the world as Roundup by Monsanto, should be subject to further safety review about whether it causes cancer. U.S. and European regulators have determined that it likely does not, while a United Nations body has found that it likely does.

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