Tag Archives: glyphosate

Monsanto sentenced to pay $289 million damage following claims that one of its herbicides causes cancer

Monsanto was forced to pay $289 million in compensation to a former gardener claiming to have cancer because of an herbicide produced by the company, reports CNN. The case of Dewayne Johnson, a former gardener in a school, was the first to judge in court that Roundup, the glyphosate-based herbicide causes cancer. Monsanto, a unit… Read More »

EU approves the use of glyphosate for the next 5 years in agriculture

After 2 years of negotiations and debates, the European Commission grants a new five-year license for the use of the controversial glyphosate chemical, the most widely used herbicide in the world. The use of this substance has divided ecologists and farmers who have held different opinions on the glyphosate ban. The European Union has approved… Read More »