Move to consolidate US paraquat litigation as cases mount against Syngenta

"The evidence linking paraquat to Parkinson's disease is probably the strongest of any pesticide commonly used."

Lawyers suing Swiss chemical company Syngenta are asking a U.S. judicial panel to consolidate more than a dozen similar lawsuits under the oversight of a federal judge in California.

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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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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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Some US Roundup plaintiffs balk at signing Bayer settlement deals; $160,000 average payout eyed

Plaintiffs in the U.S. Roundup litigation are starting to learn the details of what Bayer AG's $10 billion settlement of cancer claims actually means for them individually, and some are not liking what they see.

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Up next – Trial in Monsanto’s hometown set for August after $2 billion Roundup cancer verdict

After three stunning courtroom losses in California, the legal battle over the safety of Monsanto's top-selling Roundup herbicide is headed for the company's hometown, where corporate officials can be forced to appear on the witness stand, and legal precedence shows a history of anti-corporate judgments.

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NYC leaders join calls for ban on Monsanto herbicide

Two New York City council members introduced legislation today that would ban city agencies from spraying glyphosate-based herbicides and other toxic pesticides in parks and other public spaces.

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Weed killer residues found in 98 percent of Canadian honey samples

As U.S. regulators continue to dance around the issue of testing foods for residues of glyphosate weed killers, government scientists in Canada have found the pesticide in 197 of 200 samples of honey they examined.

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