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Chemical Lobbyists Paid to Say Roundup Was Safe


New court documents in the ongoing Roundup non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma litigation indicate Bayer subsidiary Monsanto paid chemical lobbyists to claim the popular herbicide weed killer was safe despite significant scientific evidence that Roundup causes cancer.Email correspondence between Monsanto officials and the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) reflect how the industry group campaigned for...

Roundup Class Action Demands Ruling on Glyphosate and Cancer Link


Monsanto is now facing a Roundup class action lawsuit that is calling for resolution on the prevailing question about the connection between the weed killer’s active ingredient, glyphosate, and cancer. The claim asserts that this resolution is critical to saving hundreds of thousands of hours of court time and resources investigating claims from individuals...

Roundup Exposure Risks May Include Generational Toxic Damage


A new study indicates that Roundup exposure may cause generational toxic damage, meaning that individuals may pass on health problems from the weed killer to their children.Scientific Reports published the study this week. Washington State University (WSU) researchers say they found “dramatic increases in pathologies” in the grandchildren and great grandchildren of female rats...

Roundup Settlement Discussions Ordered in MDL


Following the first two trials in the ongoing Roundup litigation ending in decisive victories for plaintiffs with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from exposure to the popular weed killer, the District Judge overseeing the federal litigation has cancelled a bellwether trial scheduled for next month and ordered the parties to enter into Roundup settlement discussions as part...

Roundup Weed Killer Caused Fatal Lymphoma


A new Roundup lawsuit indicates that a former landscaper developed fatal lymphoma from regular exposure to the popular weed killer and paid for Monsanto concealing Roundup’s cancer risks with his life.The deceased landscaper’s wife, Ellen Scotto, filed the complaint April 4 in the Supreme Court of New York for Nassau County. As the administrator...

Jury Awards $80M Roundup Verdict Against Monsanto


A San Francisco jury returned with an $80 million Roundup verdict for a California man who says Monsanto’s popular weed killer caused cancer and that the company actively concealed the risks from the public.Earlier this month, the same six-person jury sided with plaintiff Edwin Hardeman on his claims that Roundup was a “substantial” factor...

Monsanto Must Take Dying Man’s Roundup Deposition


The court overseeing the federal Roundup multidistrict litigation (MDL) has granted a dying man’s request for an early trial and ordered Monsanto to take his Roundup deposition immediately to preserve his testimony due to his failing health from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from exposure to the popular weed killer.Currently, there are nearly 10,000 product liability Roundup...