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Bayer/ Monsanto to Settle 125,000 Claims for $10.9 Billion

June 29, 2020 DailyMail 0

Incredible as it may seem, the EPA continues to claim that glyphosate does not cause cancer. Therefore, the company will continue to sell the weedkiller and will not add a cancer warning to the product label. In summary: This settlement will put a stop to all future claims no matter how many deaths are involved.

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RoundUp Weed Killer Found in 19 Out of 20 Leading Beer and Wine Brands in the US

February 26, 2019 DailyMail 1

The beer brands included Coors Light, Miller Lite, Budweiser, Corona, Heineken, Guinness, Stella Artois, New Belgium, Sierra Nevada and Samuel Adams, and the wine brands were Beringer, Sutter Home, Barefoot, Inkarri and Frey Vineyards. The levels detected were below limits set by the Environmental Protection Agency, but critics still believe it is harmful.

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Israel Is Carrying Out Warfare Against Gaza by Spraying Crops with Harmful Chemicals

July 12, 2018 Haaretz 0

Israel has been spraying Palestinian crops in Gaza with herbicides to damage the vegetation since 2014.  Officially, the crop dusting is only done on the Israeli side of the border fence, but Palestinian farmers and the Red Cross testified that the damage can be seen deep inside Palestine.  Glyphosate is the main herbicide that is used, which can stay in the soil for months or even years, and may have negative health effects.

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FDA Found Glyphosate Weedkiller in All Foods Tested, Monsanto Prepares for Trial in June

May 1, 2018 The Guardian 2

Internal emails from the FDA show that their chemist found glyphosate weed killer, a “probable carcinogen”, in every food sample that he tested, except broccoli. Separately, another FDA chemist found that corn contained 6.5 ppm glyphosate, while the legal limit is 5 ppm. A trial is set for June 18 in San Francisco that pits more than 300 farmers, landscapers and gardeners against Monsanto, the maker of Roundup, claiming that exposure to glyphosate in the product caused non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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The EPA Colluded With Monsanto To Hide Roundup Weed Killer’s Link To Cancer

Court documents reveal deep roots of corruption and collusion between Monsanto and the EPA. The EPA declared that Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer was safe without conducting tests on it. It relied solely on Monsanto research. […] Monsanto’s lead toxicologist, in her deposition to the court, admitted that the company did not run studies to see if there is a link to cancer. The EPA’s Jesse Rowland of the agency’s Cancer Assessment Review Committee even tried to kill cancer research conducted by the World Health Organization that indicated Roundup was carcinogenic.