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‘I don’t know who will still be here in five years’: Texas vineyards sue over dicamba damage

The lawsuit raises the question of what’s next for specialty crop farmers, many of whom have said dicamba damage limits their ability to grow their products and make a living.
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Beekeepers vs. Mennonites: Two traditional cultures clash in Mexico

Maya beekeepers see their way of life threatened by rapidly growing Mennonite farms.

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Judge kills Bayer’s plan to limit future Roundup legal liability, issues harsh criticism

The federal judge overseeing nationwide Roundup litigation on Wednesday denied Bayer's latest attempt to limit its legal liability from future cancer claims associated with its glyphosate-based herbicides, citing numerous "glaring flaws" in a settlement proposed to apply to Roundup users who have not yet sued the company but may want to do so in the future.

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Dave Dickey: Bader Farms v. Monsanto could open floodgate of third-party lawsuits

How the Bader Farms v. Monsanto Company lawsuit ultimately turns out will certainly impact future dicamba related damage lawsuits. A lot is at stake.

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French court dismisses case against U.S. makers of Agent Orange

The ruling frustrated victims who had seen the trial as a path toward accountability, but the plaintiff said she will appeal the decision.
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Agente naranja: La larga sombra de la guerra de Vietnam

El defoliante fumigado durante la guerra de Vietnam contenía la dioxina TCDD, altamente tóxica. Hasta el día de hoy, millones de personas sufren los efectos tardíos y los niños siguen naciendo con graves malformaciones.
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Tran To Nga′s last stand against Agent Orange manufacturers

A French court has thrown out a lawsuit against Monsanto and other former Agent Orange manufacturers brought by a victim of the toxic defoliant used during the Vietnam War. She plans to appeal.
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French court dismisses case over Agent Orange use in Vietnam

A French court has dismissed the case of a French-Vietnamese woman who sued 14 companies that produced and sold the powerful defoliant dioxin Agent Orange, used by U.S. troops during the Vietnam War
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Corte francesa desestima demanda contra multinacionales por ″agente naranja″

Una corte francesa desestimó la demanda de una franco-vietnamita contra 14 multinacionales agroquímicas que fabricaron el altamente tóxico "agente naranja", usado por el Ejército de EE. UU. durante la guerra de Vietnam.
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Monsanto desafía en los tribunales la prohibición del glifosato en México

El gigante agroquímico ha logrado una suspensión provisional del decreto que busca eliminar el polémico pesticida para 2024. El Gobierno ha recurrido el fallo.

Toxics

Bumblebees are dying after exposure to the weed killer Roundup

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, has been tested for bee safety—but other inactive ingredients in the weed killer haven’t.
Originals

The Monsanto Papers: Getting dirty, Part 2

The following is Part 2 of an excerpt from The Monsanto Papers, a new book by journalist Carey Gillam.

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Graphic: Glyphosate vs. dicamba

The pesticides glyphosate and dicamba, both in products produced by Bayer (formerly Monsanto) have made headlines in the past year as lawsuits mount against the company for damages from these products.
Originals

The Monsanto Papers: Getting dirty, Part 1

The following is Part 1 of an excerpt from The Monsanto Papers, a new book by journalist Carey Gillam.

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Uso de glifosato en México: López Obrador y el enojo de las trasnacionales de la agroindustria

México se sumó a una serie de países que prohíben o limitan el uso indiscriminado del herbicida glifosato. Greenpeace aplaude, mientras que representantes de la agroindustria aseguran que la sustancia no es tóxica.
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