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A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here’s how worried you should be





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  • 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.
  • However, the trial outcome does not mean that glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes cancer.
  • Instead, the jury’s ruling is based on their assertion that Monsanto intentionally kept information about Roundup’s potential risks hidden from the public.
  • The science linking glyphosate and cancer is limited at best.

Last week, a jury in San Francisco ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to a school groundskeeper who developed read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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