Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 22 September 2020

22 September 2020 — Sustainable Pulse

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Thailand’s Reversal on Glyphosate Ban Came after Bayer Scripted US Intervention, Documents Show

A year ago Thailand was set to ban the widely used weed killing chemical glyphosate, a move applauded by public health advocates because of evidence the chemical causes cancer, along with other harms to people and the environment, USRTK reported Thursday. Source: USRTK By Carey Gillam But under heavy pressure from U.S. officials, Thailand’s government reversed […]

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Bayer Inks Deals with Three Roundup Cancer Law Firms as Settlement Progresses

Bayer AG has reached final settlement terms with three major law firms representing thousands of plaintiffs who claim exposure to Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicides caused them to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma, USRTK reported Tuesday. Source: USRTK By Carey Gillam The new deals have been made with California-based Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman law firm; the Andrus Wagstaff […]

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls for Ban on Aerial Glyphosate Spraying in Colombia over Health Risks

As Colombia prepares to restart its aerial fumigation program, the global Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partners at the Cali, Colombia-based Universidad del Valle have published a research report showing that the herbicide used in the program has negative effects on people’s reproductive health. Using the findings from their study, the partners have […

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Belgium’s Superior Health Council Call for Phase-Out of Glyphosate Herbicides

Belgium’s Superior Health Council has called for the use of herbicides containing glyphosate (the world’s most used herbicide) in the country to be phased out before December 2022 to help protect public health. The full Press Release from the Superior Health Council can be seen below: NEED FOR A CONTROLLED, PLANNED AND PROGRESSIVE PHASE OUT […]

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