The Nazi IG-Farben offspring, German pharmaceutical giant Bayer, has lost another lawsuit related to the weed-killer Roundup, produced by recently acquired Monsanto. Bayer will have to pay two billion dollars in fines and millions in punitive damages to the plaintiffs, an elderly couple from California. Continue reading Monsanto Bayer Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Glyphosate Cancer Trial
Amidst the growing awareness and concerns about both the safety and proliferation of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, the City of Miami decided to ban its use within the city. Continue reading Miami Passes a Resolution to Ban Glyphosate Like Monsanto Roundup
At least one mainstream medium in Australia is publishing a documentary about the undeniable ill effects of using Monsanto’s primary product, Roundup, in farming. This documentary is based, among others, in the published IARC report in 2015 declaring glyphosate as carcinogenic, and the Australian Cancer Council’s take on Monsanto’s Roundup. Better late than never. Continue reading The “Monsanto Papers” Shed More Light on Carcinogenic Roundup
A hearty bowl of oatmeal is a healthy way to start your day, but according to a new study, that bowl of oatmeal can contain dangerous levels of glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical linked to cancer. Continue reading Monsanto Carcinogen Weedkiller Found in Children’s Breakfasts
A jury trial in California has resulted in a guilty verdict against the agrichemical and GMO giant, Monsanto, now Bayer/Monsanto. The judge has ordered Monsanto to pay damages of USD 289 Million to former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson, who has non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Continue reading Monsanto Guilty Verdict is Only The Beginning
On Tuesday, German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner announced that legislation is being drafted to end the use of glyphosate in the country’s home gardens, parks and sports facilities.
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in agricultural giant Monsanto’s Roundup product, is used to kill weeds. In Germany, an estimated 40 percent of all crop-growing land is treated with the toxic chemical. Continue reading Germany, EU Parliament, Phasing Out Monsanto Weedkiller Roundup
This is a very good precedent. We can follow this idea for all doctors who want to prescribe us with toxic medicines.
A controversial former environmentalist who claimed on French TV that Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller was safe to drink was offered some in a glass by a journalist during the interview – and refused to drink it.
The United Nations has concluded through the findings of IARC that Monsanto’s pesticides probably cause cancer. Well, we already knew that and the attenuator “probably” should be omitted already.
Monsanto is just one of those devious tentacles of the Corporation, that has a complete grip on the institutions that are supposed to regulate it.
Individually we can only do so much to cause a dent on its political clout in DC and elsewhere. But collectively we might be able to shut it down.