Aug 252018
2018-08-25   Vietnam demands Monsanto compensate Agent Orange victims after US cancer ruling precedent

© STAN HONDA / AFP Following the unprecedented $289mn verdict against Monsanto in California, Hanoi is seeking justice for victims of exposure to the Agent Orange – the notorious chemical the firm supplied to the US military during the Vietnam War. After a San Francisco jury proved Monsanto not invincible and ordered the chemical giant […]

Aug 252018

There’s another round of consultations re neonic chemicals, deadline soon passed.   During the last round,  not very long ago, Health Canada received 46,000 communications.   Why we need another round I do not know. As I wrote to one of the organizations: Realistically, you have to call them on the corruption, if we are to make […]

Aug 192018

Update: Roundup Class Action Suit for False Advertising is Going National In follow-up to 2015-04-21 Class Action LawSuits Against Monsanto (false advertising, glyphosate) —– Original Message —– From: Rae Sent: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 Subject: CBC Radio Announces Class Action Suits Against Monsanto Just announced on CBC Radio that class action suits against Monsanto are […]

Aug 142018

Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient “This case is way bigger than me. I hope it gets the attention that it needs.” – Dewayne Johnson, former school groundskeeper awarded $289 million from Monsanto A jury in California has found that Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicides contributed significantly to Dewayne Johnson’s terminal cancer. Mr. Johnson, 46, […]

Aug 112018
2018-08-11  Monsanto ordered to pay $289m (update $78m) as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer,  The Guardian

RELATED: 2018-08-18 SIGNIFICANCE EXPLAINED: U of Saskatchewan taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings 2018-08-14 Dewayne Johnson “I never would’ve sprayed that product on school grounds or around people if I knew it would cause them harm.” 2018-09-04 Bayer Needs More Than an Aspirin to Cure Its Monsanto-Sized Headache, by Robert […]

Jun 042018
2018-06-04   Monsanto shedding name:  Bayer acquisition leads to change for environmental lightning rod.  USA Today

Surprising how much of mainstream media reduces  the resistance to what “Monsanto” represents, to “environmentalists”.   “Corruption” as the main issue!   Monsanto is the evil empire.  It is not difficult to provide the documentation to make the case. So now, “Monsanto” is  “Bayer-Monsanto”.   = = = = = = = = = = = Nathan Bomey […]

Mar 082018

(This comes after Avaaz’s successes in challenging Monsanto, especially over re-licensing of Roundup in the EU.   In response, Monsanto uses the Justice system as a tool for tying up the time, energy and money of a target.  Civilians fund the Justice system.  California and Ontario are two jurisdictions that have enacted anti-SLAPP legislation.   I wonder […]

Mar 072018

On Tuesday April 18th, 2017, the five international judges of the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion. They have come to important conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on necessary developments in international law. The judges conclude that Monsanto has engaged in practices which have negatively impacted the right to a healthy environment, […]