Delaware’s Attorney General (AG) has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for PCB contamination–and the subsequent costs of clean-up of these toxins. The lawsuit argues that Monsanto manufactured the toxic chemicals for decades, despite knowing the dangers they posed to the environment and public health.
Bayer Chemical just lost a third appeal against U.S. court verdicts that awarded damages to customers blaming their cancers on use of its glyphosate-based Roundup weedkillers.
So there is some big news on the “Roundup Weedkiller with Glyphosate” front.
A new bill directing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to close the “Generally Recognized as Safe” (GRAS) food additive … More
Uncovering where (and how much) of the environmental contaminant PFAS chemical is in products, food, soil, water and human bodies just became near impossible for research scientists.
In one of many consumer lawsuits against Bayer Chemical arguing the (previously Monsanto product) RoundUp weedkiller with glyphosate was responsible for their cancer, a U.S. District judge in San Francisco, California upheld the jury’s recommendation for compensatory damages while reducing the amount awarded for punitive damages.
According to a recent study many pesticides that have been banned or are being phased out in the EU, Brazil and China, are still widely used in the U.S.
Another state has filed a lawsuit against Big Chemical companies 3M, Dupont and others over toxic chemicals used in food packaging and other products that have ended up contaminating the public drinking water.
A California jury on May 13, 2019 awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical.
Like other acquisitions of upstart organic, clean and green companies that came before it, it remains to be seen whether … More