In an effort to reassure global consumers of Monsanto’s leading product, a team assembled by the agrochemical giant is challenging the World Health Organization (WHO)’s conclusion which deemed Roundup herbicide “probably carcinogenic” to humans.
Monsanto and the pesticide industry breathed a collective sigh of relief on 12 November 2015.
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.
By: Jonathan Evans
Ten million pounds. It’s hard to wrap your head around that number, but that was the amount of glyphosate, commonly known by its brand name Roundup, used in California in 2013.
By: Jason Best
The vast majority ‒ 85 percent ‒ of tampons, cotton and sanitary products tested in a new Argentinian study contained glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, ruled a likely carcinogen by the World Health Organization.
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A plan by California environmental officials to list a commonly used herbicide as cancer-causing should be withdrawn, Monsanto Co told state regulators on Tuesday, saying California's actions could be considered illegal because they are not considering valid scientific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.
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.
By: Lorraine Chow
Monsanto Announces Layoffs, Low Earnings - Could the Ag Giant be Suffering From the Anti-GMO Movement?
By: Dawn Papple