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Legal Filing Accuses EPA of Unfairly Protecting Monsanto

epa accused of colluding with monsanto

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  • At least 60 plaintiffs are suing Monsanto, claiming Roundup caused or contributed to non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In its defense, Monsanto relies heavily on EPA’s ruling the chemical is “not likely to be carcinogenic”
  • According to the scientific advisory panel convened to evaluate the EPA’s decision on glyphosate, the agency appears to have violated its own guidelines by discounting data from studies linking glyphosate to cancer
  • Court filing reveals correspondence from a former EPA scientist who accuses EPA official of corrupting science to favor pesticide manufacturers, stating “It is essentially certain that glyphosate causes cancer”

By Dr. Mercola

Glyphosate — the active ingredient in Monsanto's wide-spectrum herbicide Roundup and other pesticides — is the most widely used agricultural chemical in the world, and has been detected in a wide array of samples, including blood, urine, breast milk and drinking water.


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