Tag: Roundup

California Jury Awards Couple $2 Billion In Roundup Cancer Trial

A California jury reaches a verdict awarding more than $2 billion to couple Alva and Alberta Pilliod who both contracted cancer after long-term exposure to the popular herbicide Roundup. The key ingredient of the weed killer is glyphosate.

Public Health May 15, 2019

Farmers And Weedkiller Companies Losing Battle Against Weeds

The growing resistance of pigweed to every herbicide currently available in the market is causing serious concern among scientists and farmers. Last summer, scientists found pigweed that can survive 2,4-D and dicamba.

Earth/Environment April 13, 2019

Monsanto Ordered To Pay $80 Million To Edwin Hardeman Who Jury Says Contracted Cancer From Roundup Herbicide Exposure

A US jury has ordered Monsanto to pay a Sonoma County resident more than $80 million in damages. The man claimed that long-term exposure to the company's herbicide Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Public Health March 28, 2019

Bayer's Roundup Weedkiller Is Major Factor In Man's Cancer, Jury Finds

Edwin Hardeman’s case convinced a San Francisco jury that Roundup herbicide is a major factor in his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Roundup maker, Monsanto, faces 11,200 other related lawsuits.

Public Health March 21, 2019

Court Documents Reveal Ghostwritten Studies, Questions On Monsanto Weed Killer’s Safety

Court filings in a federal mass litigation of farmers versus Monsanto reveal allegedly ghostwritten reports vouching for glyphosate's safety. The chemical is the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer products.

Biotech March 15, 2017

'Jurassic World' Review Roundup: Is It More Than A Rehash?

How is 'Jurassic World' faring? This review roundup gathers a few reactions from movie critics to help you decide whether the 'Jurassic Park' sequel is worth catching.

Movies/TV Shows June 12, 2015

Monsanto Says No Carcinogen In Herbicide Roundup

Monsanto is denying a recent report from IARC tying Roundup to cancer — who's right?

Life March 26, 2015

Roundup Weedkiller May Contain Carcinogen, Warns IARC: Monsanto Cries Foul

Roundup weedkiller may be carcinogenic, according to a new report. Monsanto rebukes the allegation, releases a statement supporting safety claims of the product.

Earth/Environment March 23, 2015

Malathion Can Kill Insects And Glyphosate Can Kill Weeds But They Can Also Give You Cancer: WHO

The malathion insecticide and glyphosate herbicide are possible carcinogens for humans, suggests the World Health Organization. Both chemicals are widely used in various parts of the world.

Life March 21, 2015

Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X Review Roundup: What Can This Monster Gaming Graphics Card Do?

The Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X features impressive specifications on paper. Does the GPU live up to the expectations?

Computers March 20, 2015

Apple Watch News Roundup Prior To 'Spring Forward' Event

The Apple Watch, which is set to be launched at the March 9 event of Apple, began as a rumor. Now, the device is expected to become Apple's best-selling device.

Wearable Tech March 9, 2015

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