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NRDC Has Glyphosate Concerns

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on November 16, 2015 - 7:49pm

The European Food Safety Authority has concluded that glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer and is allowing it to stay on the market. Natural Resource Defense Council’s Senior Scientist Dr. Jennifer Sass says that conflicts with a report issued by the World Health Organization that links glyphosate to exposure to cancer.

Monsanto asks California to Pull Plan to List Herbicide as Cancer Cause

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on October 21, 2015 - 8:14pm

By: Casey Gillam

A plan by California environmental officials to list a commonly used herbicide as cancer-causing should be withdrawn, Monsanto Co told state regulators on Tuesday, saying California's actions could be considered illegal because they are not considering valid scientific evidence.

U.S. Lawsuits Build Against Monsanto Over Alleged Roundup Cancer Link

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on October 16, 2015 - 1:49pm

By: Carey Gillam

Personal injury law firms around the United States are lining up plaintiffs for what they say could be "mass tort" actions against agrichemical giant Monsanto Co that claim the company's Roundup herbicide has caused cancer in farm workers and others exposed to the chemical.

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