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Roundup In The Spotlight As Monsanto Punished

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Jurors give $289 million to a man they say got cancer from Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller

(CNN)San Francisco jurors just ruled that that Roundup, the most popular weedkiller in the world, gave a former school groundskeeper terminal cancer.
So they awarded him $289 million in damages — mostly to punish the agricultural company Monsanto…

 

Now NZ is taking a second look at the controversial weedkiller:

Sage to ask EPA to look at Roundup after jury award

Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage said she will ask the Environmental Protection Agency to consider adding Roundup to a list of hazardous substances it is reassessing.
She made the comments after a landmark US Superior Court award of NZ$440 million to a man who alleged that heavy contact with the herbicide cause his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – agricultural company Monsanto said it will appeal.
“The Environmental Protection Agency has the technical expertise to make these decisions so it’s their responsibility rather than a political issue for Parliament,” Sage said.

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I have a lovely partner and 3 very active youngsters. We live in the earthquake ravaged Eastern Suburbs of Christchurch, New Zealand. I began commenting/posting on Uncensored back in early 2012 looking for discussion and answers on the cause and agendas relating to our quakes. I have always maintained an interest in ancient mysteries, UFOs, hidden agendas, geoengineering and secret societies and keep a close eye on current world events. Since 2013 I have been an active member of theCONTrail.com community, being granted admin status and publishing many blogs and discussion threads. At this time I'm now helping out with admin and moderation duties here at Uncensored where my online "life" began.

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