High-ranking scientist calls on NZ regulators to recognise possible cancer risk with popular weed killer
Glyphosate is the most widely used weed killer in the world and is the active ingredient in popular brands like Round Up. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has concluded it is a probable human carcinogen. But New Zealand's EPA balks at the finding.
Hundreds of users of Roundup in Australia are preparing legal cases against chemical giant Monsanto, the manufacturer of the weed killer. Their cases add to the already 17,000 cases launched in the United States.
When I recently received close to 50 pages of internal Monsanto communications about the company's plans to target me and my reputation, I was shocked.
Roundup lawsuit: Former Pittsburgh Steeler Merril Hoge sues Roundup maker, alleges it caused his cancer
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Merril Hoge is among the thousands of plaintiffs suing Roundup maker Monsanto alleging his exposure to its weed killer caused him to develop non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
350 individuals and 50 groups in Southwestern PA's fracking country are urging the governor to hear from impacted communities