Tag: glyphosate

Consumers Comments Requested By ATSDR Regarding Glyphosate Toxicology Contamination In Food, Water & Air Due July 8, 2019

By Catherine J. Frompovich The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has gone out of its way, and even ‘fallen all over itself’ in trying to present a somewhat balanced 257-page report regarding the agricultural herbicide glyphosate for the purpose of soliciting consumer…

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Monsanto Paid Industry Front Group To Claim Weedkiller ‘Safe’ and Attack Its Critics

By Bill Walker Monsanto paid a shadowy chemical industry front group to help push back against the mounting scientific evidence that the company’s signature Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, court documents reveal. “If a company like [Monsanto] won’t support us, then who will?” the head of…

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Trump EPA Sides With Bayer/Monsanto, Claims Cancer-Causing Weedkiller ‘Safe’

By Alex Formuzis The Environmental Protection Agency said today the active ingredient in Bayer-Monsanto’s carcinogenic weedkiller Roundup is safe, ignoring a growing body of independent research showing a strong connection between glyphosate and cancer in humans. “Today’s decision by Administrator Wheeler, like virtually every one…

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Third Roundup-Cancer Lawsuit Exposes Cozy Relationship Between the EPA and Monsanto

By Derrick Broze A third lawsuit related to claims that Monsanto’s Roundup causes cancer has revealed new details about the cozy relationship between the biotech giant and U.S. regulators. On Monday, Monsanto Co. corporate spokesman William Reeves admitted the corporation has regularly communicated with U.S….

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The City of Miami Just Banned the Use of Glyphosate Containing Herbicides

By Olivia Rosane There are growing concerns about both the safety and proliferation of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller. Those concerns are part of the reason that the city of Miami passed a unanimous resolution last Thursday banning the spraying of glyphosate by city departments or…

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