Glyphosate found in 80% of US urine samples

More than 80% of urine samples drawn from children and adults in a US health study were laced with detectable traces of glyphosate, a weedkilling chemical linked to cancer, a finding scientists have called “disturbing” and “concerning”.

Household Pesticides Harm Infant Motor Skills

Household pesticide use is associated with harmful impacts to infant motor development, according to a study published late last year in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. The research focused on primarily low-income Hispanic women located in Los Angeles, California, enrolled in an ongoing study referred to as Maternal and Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors (MADRES).

Monsanto Agrees to Plead Guilty to Illegally Using Pesticide [...] and to Pay Additional $12 Million

Company also Agrees to Plead Guilty to Felony Offenses Related to Banned Pesticide Alleged in $10 Million Deferred Prosecution Agreement Filed in 2019. 

CA Supreme Court Upholds $87M Award in Glyphosate Damage Lawsuit, Bayer/Monsanto Challenge Fails

"[...] the California Supreme Court has rejected a request by Bayer AG for review of the August 2021 First District Court of Appeal (San Francisco) ruling, for the plaintiffs, that Monsanto knowingly marketed a product — Roundup — whose active ingredient (glyphosate) could be dangerous. The $87 million in damages awarded to the plaintiffs in the litigation, Alberta and Alva Pilliod, has thus survived Bayer’s challenge".

Jury awards $289.2Million in Monsanto Roundup verdict.

On June 20, 2017, six people from California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Wisconsin filed a class action lawsuit against Monsanto. The class action involves allegations that accuse Monsanto of falsely promoting Roundup products as interfering with an enzyme that is found only in plants, but not “in people or pets,” even though beneficial bacteria in the human gut, mucus membranes and skin depend on the same enzyme that Roundup targets.

Industrial Agriculture: Fragile System Propped up by Myths and Hidden Costs

Industrial agriculture is an economically flawed system that only survives due to two factors: EXTERNALIZED COSTS and MYTH-BASED MARKETING

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