Bayer CEO: Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Victims Are ‘Nuisances’

By Julie Wilson, Organicconsumers.org -

There are about 8,700 lawsuits pending against Monsanto, by people who allege that exposure to Roundup weedkiller is responsible for their cancer. Most of the people behind these lawsuits have [...]

New Study: Eating Organic Foods Reduces Your Risk Of Getting Cancer

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

According to a groundbreaking study published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, an American Medical Association journal, eating organic foods that are free from pesticides is strongly [...]

HHS Cuts Funds For Cancer Research, HEAD Start & Women’s Shelters For Child Detention

By Caitlin Dickson, Yahoo.com -

The Department of Health and Human Services is diverting millions of dollars in funding from a number of programs, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National [...]

The Government Said The Air Was Safe, Now Thousands Of 9/11 First Responders Have Cancer

By Derrick Broze, Mintpressnews.com -

The plight of the men and women who rushed into “Ground Zero” on September 11, 2001 and the following months is often forgotten in the public conversation. Seventeen years after the attacks the [...]

The World Reacts To The Roundup Cancer Trial Guilty Verdict

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Following the guilty verdict handed out on Friday to Monsanto in the landmark legal case in San Francisco, which judged that the glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, the pressure [...]

Monsanto’s Loss Is Our Gain—Let’s Make The Most Of It

By Katherine Paul, Organicconsumers.org -

Thank you to the 12 jurors who listened attentively and critically, during long days of testimony, then deliberated with care, and ultimately did the right thing. Thank you to the lawyers who [...]

Monsanto Found Guilty In Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

By Commondreams. -

In an historic victory for those who have long sought to see agrochemical giant Monsanto held to account for the powerful company's toxic and deadly legacy, a court in California on Friday found [...]

Hundreds Of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Set To Go To Trial, Federal Judge Rules

By Ashley Curtin, Nationofchange.org -

Liability lawsuits against Monsanto will proceed after a federal judge ruled in favor of plaintiffs. Close to 400 lawsuits against the company’s flagship product, Roundup, allege that glyphosate [...]

Landmark Lawsuit Claims Monsanto Hid Cancer Danger Of Weedkiller For Decades

By Carey Gillam, Theguardian.com -

At the age of 46, DeWayne Johnson is not ready to die. But with cancer spread through most of his body, doctors say he probably has just months to live. Now Johnson, a husband and father of three [...]

A Death In Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Reinforces Small Town’s Fears Of Industry Impacts

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

Sixty-year-old Keith Hunter lived in St. James, Louisiana, for roughly 27 years, and during that time, he watched as the sugarcane farms gave way to oil storage tanks and as a railroad [...]

Judge Says Public Doesn’t Need Cancer Warning Label

By Zen Honeycutt, Ecowatch.com -

A California federal judge ruled on Tuesday that the public does not need a warning label to inform us that cancer-causing and harmful chemicals in glyphosate herbicides are in our food or [...]

Citizens In Cancer Alley Vow To Ramp Up Battle Against Industrial Pollution In 2018

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

This past year in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish, a small group of residents began organizing their community to compel the state to protect them against an invisible menace: the air [...]

Citizens In Cancer Alley Ramp Up Battle Against Industrial Pollution

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

This past year in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish, a small group of residents began organizing their community to compel the state to protect them against an invisible menace: the air [...]

CA EPA Becomes First U.S. Agency To Declare Roundup Causes Cancer

By Nathan Donley, www.biologicaldiversity.org -

By Nathan Donley for Center for Biological Diversity - SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The state of California announced today that as of July 7 it will list glyphosate, the main ingredient in the pesticide [...]

One Community’s Fight For Clean Air In Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

By Julie Dermansky, www.nationofchange.org -

By Julie Dermansky for Nation of Change - It doesn’t take carefully calibrated measurements to realize there is something wrong with the air around the Denka Performance Elastomer plant in St. [...]

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