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Pesticides

More than 100 lawsuits are pending against Monsanto Co. in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, filed by people alleging that exposure to Roundup herbicide caused them or their loved ones to develop...

July 27, 2017

Update: For a broader analysis of Kate Kelland's reporting on IARC and glyphosate, see Stacy Malkan's July 24 story in FAIR: "Reuters vs. UN Cancer Agency: Are Corporate Ties Influencing Science...

July 24, 2017

By Carey Gillam This article originally appeared in Environmental Health News on July 7, 2017. California’s official listing today of the world’s most widely used weed killer as a known...

July 17, 2017

In a well-orchestrated and highly coordinated media coup, Monsanto Co. and friends this week dropped a bombshell on opponents who are seeking to prove that the company’s beloved Roundup...

June 19, 2017

Call it the case of the mysterious mouse tumor. It’s been 34 years since Monsanto Co. presented U.S. regulators with a seemingly routine study analyzing the effects the company’s best-selling...

June 8, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has resumed its first-ever endeavor to evaluate how much of a controversial chemical is making its way into the U.S. food supply. And the tests can’t come...

June 8, 2017

It’s the pesticide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it’s in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto’s Roundup by...

April 19, 2017

Concerns about the world’s most widely used herbicide are taking a new twist as researchers unveil data that indicates pervasive use of Monsanto Co.’s weed killer could be linked to pregnancy...

April 5, 2017

Glyphosate is a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company, and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products around the world. Glyphosate is best known as the...

March 31, 2017

By Carey Gillam The U.S. Department of Agriculture has quietly dropped a plan to start testing food for residues of glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killer and the key...

March 24, 2017