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Bayer, Monsanto Hit With Stunning $2.1B Verdict

Three trials, three verdicts, nearly $2.5 billion in damages. A California jury this week awarded an astonishing $2.1 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to a husband and wife who claimed they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma as a result of using Roundup weedkiller for years. This week’s verdict comes just over a month after another jury… Read More »

List of 50+ Foods Containing Weedkiller Ingredient Glyphosate

According to a recent report by the Environmental Working Group, 26 of the 28 cereal, snack bar and oat products, it did tests on had trace amounts of glyphosate, which is the active ingredient in Roundup that is suspected of causing serious health problems, including cancer. This is the second time EWB has done this… Read More »

Facts & Statistics About Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

So far, two juries have determined that Roundup, the most popular weedkiller in the world, causes or significantly contributes to non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a serious, sometimes fatal form of cancer that’s diagnosed in about 74,000 Americans every year. Accounting for 4 percent of all cancers, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer that starts in the body’s… Read More »

Roundup Weedkiller vs Honey Bee Populations

Pound-for-pound, no creature contributes more to agriculture than the honey bee. Actually, that should probably be 0.00025 pound-for-0.00025 pound, since that’s the weight of a typical honey bee. A single bee colony can pollinate 300 million flowers each day, and bees are responsible for about 80% of pollination worldwide. That’s why the still not-fully-understood massive… Read More »

50+ Crazy Facts About Glyphosate in Roundup Weedkiller

At the center of both scientific and political debate, the blockbuster weedkiller Roundup and its primary ingredient, glyphosate, have dominated the agricultural world since it was introduced in the 1970s. The single most popular weedkiller in human history, glyphosate has helped increase crop yields around the world. But that may have come at enormous cost,… Read More »

New Report Compiles 100+ Foods Containing Weedkiller Ingredient Glyphosate

As the lawsuits mount and more data comes out about just how dangerous glyphosate can be, it’s becoming truly terrifying to do something as simple as going to the grocery store. That’s because several rounds of testing by multiple independent organizations have detected varying levels of glyphosate in dozens of specific food products, including some… Read More »

Costco Pulls Controversial Weedkiller Roundup From Shelves

The grassroots group Moms Across America recently started a campaign to stop the sale of the weedkiller Roundup at three major retailers. This was done in light of the court decision in Johnson v. Monsanto that found that Roundup contributed in part to Dewayne Johnson’s non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL). (Inhabitat.com) After Moms Across America collected nearly… Read More »