Village News - Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

Rounding up glyphosate: Toxicity known since the 80's So why weren't we protected?

 

Last updated 9/17/2018 at 10:11am



The pesticide glyphosate, also known by its trade name Round-Up®, has been in the news recently due to a lawsuit filed against agriculture giant Monsanto by a school district employee who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma while using glyphosate weed killer as a part of his work.

The plaintiff in the case, DeWayne Johnson, was recently awarded $289.2 million in damages from Monsanto, including a $250 million penalty against the company for punitive damages. This is a huge victory for the plaintiff and his legal team, which included Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who has contributed much to the d...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018