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California Couple Awarded $2 Billion In Roundup Trial

May 14th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

A couple in California has been awarded more than $2 billion in damages for health issues a jury found were caused by Roundup, a week killer manufactured by Monsanto. That's a lot of money, but it's unlikely anyone would want to switch places with the plaintiffs.

Internal Monsanto Emails Show Scientist Stating: “If Somebody Came To Me & Said They Wanted To Test Roundup I Know How I Would React — With Serious Concern”

August 3rd, 2017 | by James Ayre

A number of interesting documents were released on Tuesday as part of an ongoing lawsuit against Monsanto. Not our typical beat, this seemed worth drawing attention to here on CleanTechnica anyway. Overall, these documents seem to paint a pretty clear picture of a company working to bend the rules to suit its best interests, and also one where there was clear internal "debate" about the actual safety of its best-selling product, Roundup

Lawsuit: Monsanto Ghostwrote Papers On Roundup Cancer Risk, EPA Used Them, … & EPA Official In Charge Of Cancer Risk Evaluation Tried To “Kill” ATSDR Investigation

March 15th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Newly unsealed documents relating to a lawsuit against Monsanto have revealed that the US EPA official who was in charge of evaluating the cancer risk of Monsanto's Roundup product stated in a conversation with a company exec that he would try to get an investigation started by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) "killed." And ... that he "should get a medal" for doing so

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