Pesticide News

Bayer settles with three law firms over Roundup cancer claims

Bayer AG has completed final settlement terms with three law firms representing over a hundred thousand plaintiffs, who claim development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma from exposure to Monsanto’s glyphosate herbicide. This signals closure of a five-year mass tort litigation. California-based Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman law firm, the Andrus Wagstaff firm from Colorado, and the Moore […]

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Bayer stock tanks, dragged down by company’s Monsanto purchase

Bayer AG’s stock slumped after the pesticide, GMO, and drug giant announced it would have to slash costs, which continues to undermine the decision to purchase Monsanto for $63 billion. Bayer’s stock dropped as much as 13% in trading, which reduced the company’s value by 6.6 billion euros ($7.7 billion). Bayer, which is dealing with a […]

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Natural pest control saving billions of dollars

Biological control of insect pests—where “natural enemies” keep pests at bay—is saving farmers in Asia and the Pacific region billions of dollars, according to researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia. Dr. Kris Wyckhuys from UQ’s School of Biological Sciences said biological control involved the careful release of an exotic natural enemy from a […]

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Glyphosate Residue Free Certification market reaches $204 million

The Detox Project recently released the first ever data on the Glyphosate Residue Free certification market in September, after reviewing 2020 second quarter data provided by their data partners SPINS. SPINS found that the Glyphosate Residue Free market has reached USD $204 million, an increase of 58.2% year on year. Glyphosate Residue Free certification is […]

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Multiple natural food brands promote Glyphosate Residue Free certification

When an Environmental Working Group report located traces of the herbicide glyphosate in many popular breakfast cereals, consumer radar perked up. “Glyphosate Residue Free” certification began in 2017 with formation of The Detox Project. Now over 70 major brands, including Chobani, Oatly, Planet Oat, PURIS, Once Upon a Farm, Foodstirs, Chosen Foods, and Thrive Market […]

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