Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 4 April 2019

4 April 2019 — Sustainable Pulse

Panera Bread Faces Lawsuit after Glyphosate Contamination in Products is Revealed

Nonprofits Clean Label Project and GMO Free USA have filed a lawsuit against Panera Bread for deceptive marketing and sale of certain bread products, sandwiches and other goods as “clean,” after products tested positive for glyphosate, the main ingredient in Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller. The lawsuit charges that Panera exploits consumers’ preferences and willingness to pay more […] The post Panera Bread Faces Lawsuit after Glyphosate Contamination in Products is Revealed appeared first …

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Monsanto Spent $17 Million in One Year to Discredit International Cancer Agency over Glyphosate Classification

How badly did Monsanto want to discredit international cancer scientists who found the company’s glyphosate herbicide to be a probable human carcinogen and promote a counter message of  glyphosate safety instead? Badly enough to allocate about $17 million for the mission, in just one year alone, according to evidence obtained by lawyers representing cancer victims suing Monsanto. […]

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American Chestnut Foundation Board Members Resign over Support for GMO Chestnut Trees

In a statement Thursday, two board members of the Massachusetts/Rhode Island Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF), including the Chapter President announced they were resigning from TACF as a protest against the organization’s support for genetically engineering (GE) American chestnut trees. Board President Lois Breault-Melican and Board member Denis Melican made the decision to […]

US Jury Punishes Bayer with $81 Million Damages Ruling in Latest Glyphosate Cancer Trial

 A jury in the U.S. has found for the second time that Bayer/Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup causes cancer and awarded $81 Million in damages on Wednesday to the plaintiff Edwin Hardeman. The jury in San Francisco federal court said that Bayer/Monsanto was liable for plaintiff Edwin Hardeman’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It awarded $5.6 million in compensatory […]

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