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One would expect the organic wines and beers, and the carefully crafted independent beer brands to be free of glyphosate, as the herbicides are not ... wine industries must—and in many cases are—moving away from Monsanto's Roundup in order to avoid contamination by this harmful chemical herbicide.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The first birth cohort study of its kind has found more than 90 percent of a group of pregnant women in Central Indiana had detectable levels of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, the most heavily used herbicide worldwide. Researchers from Indiana University and University of ...

The first major lawsuit targeting Roundup, Monsanto's keystone product, as a carcinogenic product is in the works. And the works are pretty gummed up. Following a 2015 decision by the World Health Organization to label glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's hugely successful Roundup ...
Chhabria will be the first judge to weigh in on the toxicity of the world's most popular herbicide, the source of a heated debate among scientists and ... She showed a map of U.S. use of glyphosate in 1994, two years before Monsanto introduced Roundup Ready seeds — the corn, soybeans, and other crops ...
... officer and blocking a driveway, the protesters ultimately were charged with loitering, an infraction, by the Yolo County District Attorney's Office. The Seminis facililty on Highway 16 has been an occasional target of objectors to Monsanto's production of Roundup herbicide and genetically modified foods.
... deemed glyphosate—the world's most widely used herbicide and the primary weed-killing chemical in Monsanto's Roundup—a probable human carcinogen. .... Many of these farmers say they chose to use glyphosate because they had been led to believe it was so much safer than other herbicides.

Updated | More than 300 lawsuits have been filed on behalf of farmers and others who said that Monsanto's popular weed killer, Roundup, gave them ... Farmer Nicolas Denieul fills his agricultural sprayer with roundup, a glyphosate-based herbicide made by Monsanto, in France on December 29, 2017.
A University of California, Los Angeles epidemiologist has testified that she believes the active ingredient in Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer. Beate Ritz explained during an unusual federal court hearing in San Francisco on Monday how she evaluated studies to reach her ...
A federal judge has ruled that Monsanto will not have to include cancer warnings on Roundup labels in California, Reuters reports. You may remember that glyphosate is the active ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup. We covered California's decision to add glyphosate to its Proposition 65 list, which is an ...
Monsanto Company is launching a free mobile app to help growers and applicators successfully apply XtendiMax Herbicide with VaporGrip Technology, ... location-specific weather forecasts, digital record keeping capabilities, and educational resources related to the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System.
SACRAMENTO (CN) – A federal judge on Monday halted California's plan to require Monsanto to place warning labels on its Roundup products, saying scientists haven't shown a clear connection between glyphosate and cancer. U.S. District Judge William Shubb sided with the St. Louis-based chemical ...
Yet Bayer's compromises might not be enough if Missouri-based Monsanto's legal troubles throw a wrench in the works: The agrochemical giant currently faces 2,200 law suits in the US alone, which claim Monsanto's flagship product, Roundup, and more specifically its main ingredient glyphosate, causes ...
A federal judge on Monday temporarily barred California environmental officials from requiring cancer warnings on food products that contain traces of the herbicide glyphosate. The injunction by U.S. District Judge William Shubb leaves glyphosate on the state's so-called Proposition 65 list as a “chemical ...
As the main ingredient in the world's most widely used herbicide, Monsanto's Roundup, the ramifications for human health are huge. Some of the medical ... On top of that, glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup have been found to contain toxic levels of arsenic and other heavy metals. In the study, 22 ...
WASHINGTON – Republicans in Washington are threatening to cut U.S. funding for the World Health Organization's cancer research program over its finding that the herbicide Roundup is probably carcinogenic to humans. House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith says the 2015 finding by the ...
Monsanto says all of that research is wrong, this international agency is wrong and that this product is among the safest in the world, among the safest for people to use. RT: In the 1980s we were told by the EPA that Roundup causes cancer, then in the 1990s they said it didn't. And in between you have ...
She says health experts around the world recognize that pesticides like Monsanto's Roundup are a major contributor to a range of health problems, but by concealing the truth and manipulating public opinion, they have successfully put even more pesticides on the market. What are the consequences of ...

“Glyphosate is the most heavily used herbicide worldwide but the extent of exposure in human pregnancy remains unknown,” Indiana University researchers write in the journal Environmental Health. The chemical is the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup spray, which accompanies the company's ...
St. Louis-based Monsanto also sells seeds that can tolerate being sprayed with glyphosate as the surrounding weeds die, ensuring another stream of business that has helped it dominate the market for genetically modified crops. But the herbicide came under increasing scrutiny after the International ...
Law360, San Francisco (March 5, 2018, 11:31 PM EST) -- Consumers in multidistrict litigation alleging Roundup gave them cancer fought back Monday against Monsanto's bid to scrap all expert testimony and end the case, calling a parade of experts to testify that scientific evidence backs up their claims the weed killer is a ...
Many regulators have rejected the link, and Monsanto vehemently denies it and says hundreds of studies have found glyphosate — Roundup's active ... But the herbicide came under increasing scrutiny after the International Agency for Research on Cancer, based in Lyon, France — part of the World Health ...
A federal judge is reviewing claims that the active ingredient in Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer. ... But the herbicide came under increasing scrutiny after the International Agency for Research on Cancer, based in Lyon, France — part of the World Health Organization ...
The Clemson fact sheet describes glyphosate (Roundup) [N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine] as a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide that kills weeds and is a crop desiccant, especially used to kill broadleaf weeds and grasses that compete with crops. It was originally produced by the Monsanto Company for ...
William Reeves, Chemistry Safety and Outreach Lead at Monsanto, is not surprised about the results of such studies. The surfactants used in Roundup are similar to those used in regular household products, he explains, which cause membrane degradation and subsequent mitochondrial breakdown in ...
WASHINGTON – Republicans in Washington are threatening to cut U.S. funding for the World Health Organization's cancer research program over its finding that the herbicide Roundup is probably carcinogenic to humans. House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith says the 2015 finding by the ...
She says health experts around the world recognize that pesticides like Monsanto's Roundup are a major contributor to a range of health problems, but by concealing the truth and manipulating public opinion, they have successfully put even more pesticides on the market. What are the consequences of ...
Monsanto says all of that research is wrong, this international agency is wrong and that this product is among the safest in the world, among the safest for people to use. RT: In the 1980s we were told by the EPA that Roundup causes cancer, then in the 1990s they said it didn't. And in between you have ...
“We went back to the old fundamentals we used 20 or so years ago before Roundup Ready,” Nichols says. “We're mixing modes of action, using pre-emergent herbicides and trying new technologies.” You have the chance to start your season off on the right foot. Use strategic planning, scouting and timely ...
Enviros ignore science to attack Roundup ... is a classic example of the environmental community's awkward relationship with science and facts (“Don't let EPA and Monsanto hide the truth on Roundup,” Viewpoints, Jan. ... But the health and safety of products such as Roundup aren't anywhere on that list.
Syngenta has received confirmation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that several Syngenta herbicide tank-mix options have been cleared for inclusion with both XtendiMax® with VaporGrip® Technology and Engenia® herbicides. These herbicides will be available for use on Roundup ...
The market opened up when Monsanto's Roundup Ready line of seeds lost effectiveness, and its new Xtend soybean paired with Xtendimax with VaporGrip herbicide caused a national scandal over crop damage. The Xtend series uses the herbicide dicamba, which is volatile and tends to evaporate from ...
Monsanto Company's Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean seeds are paired with a powerful herbicide called dicamba, which has caused millions of ... Regulators in Arkansas, where crops were heavily damaged in 2017, have prohibited the use of dicamba-based herbicides between dates that likely will ...
Monsanto was hoping its herbicide and the seeds engineered to resist it, called Xtend, would dominate soybean production this year. ... the federal Environmental Protection Agency released a statement saying glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto's controversial weed killer, Roundup, likely does ...
A second new study suggests that the most widely used herbicide on the planet—Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller—could be causing more damage to our ... A recent article by GM Watch details the editor of No-Till Farmer, a magazine that advocates for the use GM crops and glyphosate herbicides in no-till ...
... Monsanto to include cancer labels on their glyphosate products, businesses in the Midwest would also have to include the warnings (or stop selling their products), as their goods may wind up in California. The Golden State added glyphosate, the main ingredient in the Roundup herbicide, to their list of ...
In November 2017, Monsanto launched a lawsuit against California, combating the state's demand that Monsanto label its famous Roundup weed killer as ... In 1964, Monsanto manufactured a chemical known as Agent Orange, a highly toxic herbicide used to clear jungles during the Vietnam War.
Monsanto's Roundup brand herbicide products are arranged for a photograph in Shelbyville, Kentucky, on April 4. (MUST CREDIT: ... They become “super weeds” that require higher doses of Roundup or a chemical cocktail of herbicides, negating the benefit of the Roundup Ready technology. As pesticide ...
When glyphosate-resistant weeds began to become a problem about 10 years ago, Monsanto launched the program to encourage growers to use multiple sites of action and residual herbicides. To be eligible for rebates, growers need to use a glyphosate-tolerant trait with a qualifying residual herbicide and Roundup® ...
The pitch: Spray Monsanto's wonder chemical and all those pesky weeds will vanish, leaving the genetically modified crops to flourish. By 1999, more than half of US soybean plantings were “Roundup Ready.” Ten years later, herbicide-resistant seeds had spread to 91 percent of soybean plantings and 68 percent of corn.
The pitch: Spray Monsanto's wonder chemical and all those pesky weeds will vanish, leaving the genetically modified crops to flourish. By 1999, more than half of US soybean plantings were “Roundup Ready.” Ten years later, herbicide-resistant seeds had spread to 91 percent of soybean plantings and 68 percent of corn.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said that glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto Co.'s top-selling weed killer Roundup, is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans, contradicting a World Health Organization panel. The EPA, in a draft risk assessment report issued on Monday, also said it ...
In March 2017, the OEHHA (Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment) Science for a Healthy California added glyphosate (Roundup) to its “list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer for purposes of Proposition 65 with a delayed effective date due to the pending case Monsanto v OEHHA ...
And this month, 11 state attorneys general announced they're backing Monsanto's push to kill a California regulation that will require cancer warnings on glyphosate, Roundup's active ingredient. Monsanto contends research conducted for the World Health Organization wrongly determined glyphosate to ...
California can require Monsanto to label its Roundup as a possible cancer threat, ... sprayer and doused weeds with the widely sold herbicide Roundup. ... “Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides have a long history of safe ...
The active ingredient in Roundup does not cause cancer, according to scientists at the National Cancer Institute. Researchers followed over ...
Monsanto's promises of a safe, “drift-free” dicamba have failed to materialize, ... Monsanto has been busy retooling the herbicide, hoping to use it to ... who bought the seeds to use older and illegal dicamba-based herbicides.
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Roundup is the popular weed killer used by ... has been the active ingredient in Roundup, another Monsanto product, ...
Roundup Risk Revelation Clouds Monsanto's Future ... of Roundup's active ingredient, glyphosate — the world's most ubiquitous herbicide.
"You cannot say that Roundup is not a carcinogen," Monsanto toxicologist Donna ... Glyphosate is the world's most used herbicide. ... lost in the public debate: In addition to glyphosate, herbicides like Roundup contain other ...
TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of the herbicide Roundup in human urine have increased dramatically among California ...


 

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