Uvavanyo olutsha lomhlaza lwe-Roundup luza ngaphandle kwemizamo yokuhlala eBayer

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UKen Moll uxhobele idabi.

UMoll, igqwetha lokulimala elizinze eChicago, unamatyala amaninzi alindelwe kwi-Monsanto Co yangaphambili, bonke betyhola inkampani yokubulala ukhula i-Roundup ngenxa ye-non-Hodgkin lymphoma, kwaye ngoku ulungiselela amatyala amaninzi kulingo.

Inkampani yakwaMoll yenye yeendlela ezimbalwa ezingavumiyo ukunikezela ngemvumelwano ezenziwe ngumnini weMonsanto uBayer AG, endaweni yoko bathatha isigqibo sokuthatha umlo malunga nokhuseleko lweemveliso zokubulala iintsholongwane ezisekelwe eMonsanto zibuyela kwiinkundla zamatyala kwilizwe liphela.

Nangona iBayer iqinisekisile abatyali mali ukuba izisa ukuvalwa kwetyala elibiza kakhulu ngeRoundup Izivumelwano zokuhlala iyonke ngaphezulu kwe- $ 11 yezigidigidi, amatyala amatsha eRoundup isagcwaliswa, Ngokukodwa uninzi lubekiwe ukuba luvavanywe, kusetwa okokuqala ukuba kuqale ngoJulayi.

"Siya phambili," utshilo uMoll. Siyayenza le nto. ”

I-Moll ihlanganise uninzi lwengqina elifanayo elincede ukuphumelela izilingo ezintathu zeRoundup ezibanjiweyo ukuza kuthi ga ngoku. Kwaye uceba ukuxhomekeka kakhulu kumaxwebhu afanayo angaphakathi eMonsanto abonelela ngezityholo ezothusayo zokungaziphathi kakuhle kwezorhwebo ezakhokelela ukuba amajaji ajonge umonakalo omkhulu wezohlwayo kubamangali kolunye lolo vavanyo.

Ityala elimiselwe uJulayi 19

Ityala elinye elinomhla wokuvavanywa okuzayo libandakanya ibhinqa elineminyaka engama-70 eligama linguDonnetta Stephens waseYucaipa, eCalifornia owafunyaniswa ene-non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) ngo-2017 kwaye uneengxaki ezininzi zempilo phakathi kwemijikelo emininzi ye-chemotherapy. UStephens usandula ukunikwa ithuba "lokukhetha", oko kuthetha ukuba ityala lakhe likhawulezisiwe, emva kwamagqwetha akhe wazise inkundla ukuba uStephen "ukwimo engapheliyo yentlungu," kwaye ulahlekelwe kukuqonda kunye nenkumbulo. Ityala limiselwe ukuxoxwa ngoJulayi 19 kwiNkundla ePhakamileyo yaseSan Bernardino eCalifornia.

Amanye amatyala aliqela sele enikezelwe kwimihla yokuvavanywa, okanye bafuna imihla yokuvavanywa, kubantu abadala kwaye ubuncinci umntwana omnye ophethwe yi-NHL abamangaleli batyholwa ukuba babangelwa kukuvezwa kweemveliso zeRoundup.

"Isimangalo asikapheli. Izakuba yintloko eqhubekekayo yeBayer neMonsanto, utshilo u-Andrew Kirkendall, inkampani yakhe ese-Texas enceda ukumela uStephens nabanye abathengi abafuna izilingo ezikhawulezayo.

U-Kirkendall uthe inkampani yakhe inamatyala aqhubela phambili kwityala elise California, Oregon, Missouri, Arkansas nase Massachusetts.

"Eli linamandla okuba ngamatyala alandelayo e-asbestos, utshilo, ebhekisa kumashumi eminyaka yamatyala aziswe kwiingxaki zempilo ezinxulumene ne-asbestos.

Ukugatywa kweBayer

I-Bayer ithenge iMonsanto ngoJuni 2018 kanye njengoko ulingo lokuqala lomhlaza we-Roundup lwalusaqhubeka. Amajele kwimeko nganye eya kulingo lafumanisa ukuba i-Monsanto's herbicides ibangela umhlaza kwaye uMonsanto wachitha amashumi eminyaka efihla umngcipheko. Amabhaso eejaji afikelele ngaphaya kwe- $ 2 yezigidigidi, nangona izigwebo ziye zayalelwa ukuba zincitshiswe kwinkqubo yokubhena.

Emva kokuza phantsi kobunzima uxinzelelo oluvela kubatyali mali ukufumana indlela yokuthwala uxanduva, Kwaziswa uBayer ngoJuni ukuba ifikelele kwi-10 yezigidi zeedola zokuhlala ukusombulula uninzi lwe-100,000 Roundup amabango omhlaza e-United States. Ukusukela ngeloxesha ibisayina isivumelwano ngeefemu zamagqwetha kwilizwe liphela, kubandakanya neefemu ebezikhokele isimangalo ukusukela oko kwamiswa amatyala okuqala ngowama-2015. Inkampani iyazama nokufumana imvume yenkundla ngesicwangciso esahlukileyo seebhiliyoni ezimbini zeedola ukuzama gcina iimeko zomhlaza we-Roundup ezinokuthi zifayilishwe kwixesha elizayo zingayi eluvavanyweni.

I-Bayer khange ikwazi ukuhlala nazo zonke iifemu ezinabaxhasi bomhlaza we-Roundup, nangona kunjalo. Ngokwamagqwetha amangali amaninzi, iifem zabo zala ukwamkela indawo yokuhlala ngenxa yokuba amaxabiso ngokubanzi ayesuka kwi- $ 10,000 ukuya kwi-50,000, XNUMX kummangali-imbuyekezo yamagqwetha abonwa engonelanga.

"Sithe hayi kwaphela," utshilo uMoll.

Enye inkampani yezomthetho eqhubela phambili amatyala eSan Diego, eCarlifonia esekwe eSingleton Law Firm, enamatyala angama-400 Roundup asalinde eMissouri kwaye malunga nama-70 eCalifornia.

Ifemi ifuna ityala elikhawulezileyo ngoku UJoseph Mignone oneminyaka engama-76 ubudala, owafunyaniswa ene-NHL ngo-2019. UMignone wagqiba ichemotherapy ngaphezulu konyaka ophelileyo kodwa wanyamezela nemitha yokunyanga ithumba entanyeni, kwaye uyaqhubeka nokuhlupheka, ngokutsho kwenkundla efayilwayo efuna ukhetho lwetyala.

Iindaba zokubandezeleka

Kukho amabali amaninzi okubandezeleka ngaphakathi kweefayile zabamangali abasenethemba lokufumana usuku lwabo enkundleni ngokuchasene neMonsanto.

  • Iarhente ye-FBI ethathe umhlala-phantsi kunye nonjingalwazi wekholeji uJohn Schafer waqala ukusebenzisa i-Roundup ngo-1985 kwaye wasebenzisa i-herbicide amatyeli aliqela entwasahlobo, ukuwa kunye neenyanga zehlobo kude kube ngo-2017, ngokweerekhodi zenkundla. Khange anxibe iimpahla zokuzikhusela ade alumkiswe ngumhlobo ongumfama ngo-2015 ukuba anxibe iigloves. Wafunyaniswa ukuba une-NHL ngo-2018.
  • Iminyaka engamashumi amathandathu anesithathu ubudala uRandall Seidl wasebenzisa i-Roundup ngaphezulu kweminyaka engama-24, kubandakanya nokutshiza rhoqo imveliso ejikeleze iyadi yakhe eSan Antonio, eTexas ukusuka malunga no-2005 ukuya ku-2010 emva koko yajikeleza ipropathi eMantla Carolina de kwaba li-2014 xa wayefunyaniswa ene-NHL, ngokuka Iirekhodi zenkundla.
  • URobert Karman ufake iimveliso ze Roundup ukuqala ngo-1980, esebenzisa isitshizi esiphathwa ngesandla ukunyanga ukhula rhoqo ngeeveki ezingama-40 ngonyaka, ngokweerekhodi zenkundla. UKarman wafunyaniswa ukuba une-NHL ngoJulayi ka-2015 emva kokuba ugqirha wakhe wokhathalelo oluphambili efumene iqhuma esiswini sakhe. UKarman wasweleka ngoDisemba waloo nyaka eneminyaka engama-77.

Igqwetha labamangali uGerald Singleton uthe indlela ekuphela kwayo kaBayer yokubeka ityala leRoundup ngasemva kwayo kukubeka ilebhile ecacileyo yesilumkiso kwiimveliso zayo zokubulala ukhula, ukwazisa abasebenzisi ngomngcipheko womhlaza.

"Yiyo kuphela indlela eya kuthi le nto igqitywe yenziwe," utshilo. Kude kube lelo xesha, wathi, "asizukuyeka ukuthatha amatyala."