Judge: Evidence Weak that Roundup Causes Cancer

July 10, 2018 01:14 PM
 
A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.
    
The ruling Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria allows hundreds of lawsuits against Roundup's manufacturer, Monsanto, to move forward. The lawsuits by cancer victims and their families say the agrochemical giant long knew about Roundup's cancer risk but failed to warn them.
    
Many government regulators have rejected a link between the active ingredient in Roundup and cancer. Monsanto has vehemently denied such a connection.
    
The judge wanted to determine whether the science behind the claim that Roundup can cause non-Hodgkin's lymphoma had been properly tested and met other requirements to be considered valid.
    
He spent a week in March hearing from epidemiologists and other doctors.



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Dave
Walton, IN
7/11/2018 06:18 AM
 

  There is no link, period. It’s all about trying to destroy a corporation by leftist radicals. That, and misguided folks that think they can make a perfect world out of one which is not. These types won’t be happy till we return to life as it was 100 years ago and half the people on earth are dead. Think I’m wrong? How about the idiology that was floated in the recent Avengers movie. Scary stuff

 
 
Andy
Norwich, UT
8/14/2018 02:23 PM
 

  @Dave That looks suspiciously like an opinion whisked out of the air and driven by your ideology and prejudices.

 
 
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