Federal lawsuits over glyphosate’s cancer risk consolidated

Monsanto faces 21 actions in 14 districts, alleging that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, can cause non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Plaintiffs claims Monsanto didn’t warn consumers or regulators about the alleged risks of Roundup.

A U.S. district judge in Northern California will oversee the consolidated cases against Monsanto, which faces claims that its most widely used herbicide, Roundup, can cause cancer. There are several lawsuits that have stood forward against the Monsanto’s roundup weed killer. Cognizant of the very serious nature of Roundup cancer claims against Monsanto, attorneys are committed to seeking justice no matter how complicated the case. Attorneys work on a contingency basis, meaning there are no fees unless we collect for you. You can take the help of the Roundup Cancer Lawyers if you want some legal advice in this matter.

When the World Health Organization classified Roundup as a likely carcinogen in 2015, nations around the globe responded with Roundup warnings and bans. Yet Roundup is still widely sold in garden centers and hardware stores, and many Americans are not aware of the Roundup cancer warnings issued around the globe. 

Plaintiffs in each action wanted the cases to be centralized, but suggested a variety of districts, including districts in California, Illinois, Hawaii and Louisiana. Despite Monsanto’s opposition to the consolidations, a U.S. judicial panel on multi-district litigation decided to send the cases to a district the company favored.

IARC’s findings have been called into question by numerous scientists and regulators, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

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