• The weed-killing chemical at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit was found in Cheerios and Quaker Oats

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's popular herbicide.
    On the heels of the trial, an environmental nonprofit released a report that showed traces of the herbicide in popular cereals including Cheerios, Quaker Oats, and Lucky Charms.
    One important thing the cereal report left out: The active ingredient in Roundup - a chemical called glyphosate - likely does not cause cancer in the very low levels at which it is present.
    Last week, a jury in San Francisco ordered Monsanto to...
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  • The weed-killing chemical at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit was found in Cheerios and Quaker Oats

    The weed-killing chemical at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit was found in Cheerios and Quaker Oats

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's popular herbicide.
    On the heels of the trial, an environmental nonprofit released a report that showed traces of the herbicide in popular cereals including Cheerios, Quaker Oats, and Lucky Charms.
    One important thing the cereal report left out: The active ingredient in Roundup - a chemical called glyphosate - likely does not cause cancer in the very low levels at which it is present.
    Last week, a jury in San Francisco ordered Monsanto to...
    Read more ...