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Australia urged to restrict Monsanto's Roundup after US court rules it caused cancer

Australia urged to restrict Monsanto's Roundup after US court rules it caused cancer

Greenpeace says government should be ‘exercising the precautionary principle’ until more studies conductedGreenpeace has called on the Australian government to suspend the sale of the weedkiller
Jury Awards $289 Million to Man Who Says Monsanto's Roundup Gave Him Cancer

Jury Awards $289 Million to Man Who Says Monsanto's Roundup Gave Him Cancer

Former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson was awarded $39 million in compensatory damages and $250 million in punitive damages after California's Superior Court ruled that direct contact with
Lawsuit brings $289 million verdict against maker of Roundup weed killer

Lawsuit brings $289 million verdict against maker of Roundup weed killer

Jury finds fault with herbicide manufacturer despite lack of scientific evidence.
Monsanto Has to Pay $289 Million in Damages in First Roundup Cancer Trial

Monsanto Has to Pay $289 Million in Damages in First Roundup Cancer Trial

Monsanto Co. was socked with $289 million in damages in the first trial over claims that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.
Jury Awards Man $289 Million in Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Jury Awards Man $289 Million in Lawsuit Against Monsanto

A man whose lawsuit claimed the popular weed and grass killer Roundup gave him cancer won $289 million from Monsanto who, along with Haliburton, GlaxoSmithKline and whoever decides how much potato
Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer

Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer

Court finds in favor of Dewayne Johnson, first person to take Roundup maker to trial Monsanto suffered a major blow with a jury ruling that the company was liable for a terminally ill man’s cancer,
Monsanto is about to disappear. Everything will stay exactly the same

Monsanto is about to disappear. Everything will stay exactly the same

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer will officially buy US agriculture giant Monsanto on Thursday (June 7) for $63 billion, after securing approval for the deal from…
Bayer and Monsanto merge into a new company called "Bayer" because Nazis have a better reputation than Big Ag

Bayer and Monsanto merge into a new company called "Bayer" because Nazis have a better reputation than Big Ag

The $63 billion takeover of Monsanto by Bayer prompted a thorny branding question: what to call the new company? The company's management has announced its decision: the new company will be called
Monsanto to ditch its infamous name after sale to Bayer

Monsanto to ditch its infamous name after sale to Bayer

Activists say deal is ‘marriage made in hell’, creating world’s most powerful agribusinessThe Monsanto company name, which has become synonymous with genetically modified food and as a longstanding
RIP Monsanto: The Agriculture Giant Americans Loved to Hate

RIP Monsanto: The Agriculture Giant Americans Loved to Hate

Bayer is getting rid of Monsanto's name. Here's why.
Bayer Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval for Its $66 Billion Takeover of Monsanto

Bayer Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval for Its $66 Billion Takeover of Monsanto

The approval clears the last major regulatory hurdle along a nearly two-year path toward forming the world’s biggest seed and agricultural-chemicals provider.
Weedkiller products more toxic than their active ingredient, tests show

Weedkiller products more toxic than their active ingredient, tests show

After more than 40 years of widespread use, new scientific tests show formulated weedkillers have higher rates of toxicity to human cells US government researchers have uncovered evidence that some
FDA finds weedkiller in array of foods, internal emails show

FDA finds weedkiller in array of foods, internal emails show

The FDA has been testing food samples for traces of glyphosate for two years, but the agency has not yet released any official results Continue reading...
Missouri Has Issued Fines for Misuse of Chemicals that Damaged Crops

Missouri Has Issued Fines for Misuse of Chemicals that Damaged Crops

Illegal spraying damaged 42,000 acres of crops in the state.
Monsanto is Giving Cash to U.S. Farmers to Use its Controversial Weedkiller

Monsanto is Giving Cash to U.S. Farmers to Use its Controversial Weedkiller

The weed killer has been linked to widespread crop damage.
The Dopest Olympic Team Ever, Will Climate Change Shrink Our Bodies? 12.6.17

The Dopest Olympic Team Ever, Will Climate Change Shrink Our Bodies? 12.6.17

In episode 42, Miles and guest co-host super producer Anna are joined by comedian Howard Kremer to discuss tipping at restaurants, climate change, the Olympics banning Russia, a new suicide box, plus
Germany’s weed killer approval gets a withering response from its EU neighbors

Germany’s weed killer approval gets a withering response from its EU neighbors

European Union countries found themselves at odds on Monday over weed killer. After a long deadlock over renewing the license for pesticide glyphosate—and despite 1.3…
Controversial glyphosate weedkiller wins new five-year lease in Europe

Controversial glyphosate weedkiller wins new five-year lease in Europe

EU votes to reauthorise the pesticide, ending a bitterly fought battle that saw 1.3 million people sign a petition calling for a banGlyphosate, the key ingredient in the world’s bestselling