May 182019

The Monsanto papers and their role in Canada’s approval of glyphosate Many of you are likely familiar with the chemical giant, Monsanto, and the damning documents which have come to light thanks to a U.S. court case. The documents exposed as part of the litigation — commonly known as the “Monsanto papers” — show that […]

May 182019

EMAIL THREAD From: Sandra Finley Sent: April 9, 2019 To:  Senator Yvonne Boyer  (‘Leggett, Rod: SEN’) Subject: RE: Health and “Plummeting insect numbers . . .” Thanks Rod.  I’ll do that.   (INSERT:  I thought I would, but I didn’t.) /Sandra – – – – – – – – – – –  – – – — […]

May 172019

Thanks to Grant for sending in: – – – — — Written by Dr. Joseph Mercola Story at-a-glance August 10, 2018, a jury ruled in favor of plaintiff Dewayne Johnson in a truly historic case against Monsanto. Jurors found Monsanto was responsible for “negligent failure” by not warning consumers about the carcinogenicity of Roundup The […]

May 172019

Thanks to Grant for sending this in. – – – — – – – by Joel Rosenblatt and Tim Loh (There’s a video newscast at   Bayer AG was ordered to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a California couple that claimed they got cancer as a result of using its Roundup […]

May 172019

Dear members of The Current (CBC Radio) team,   Today’s segment of The Current regarding Roundup was prompted by 1. 3 recent, very large Court awards in California against Monsanto-Bayer’s chemical Roundup. 2. The class action lawsuit in Saskatchewan against Monsanto-Bayer.   A CRITICAL factor that should have been raised, “The Monsanto Papers” (the process […]

May 152019
2019-05-15  Sask. farmer leads class action glyphosate lawsuit  (vs Monsanto-Bayer Roundup)

By Robert Arnason Published: May 15, 2019 Farm Living The lead plaintiff in the lawsuit is a man who farms near Moose Jaw and was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma five years ago. The farmer contacted Merchant Law Group last September. | File photo A Moose Jaw, Sask., farmer who was diagnosed with cancer five years […]

May 142019
2019-05-11  Bayer says won't tolerate unethical behavior as France probes Monsanto file,  Reuters

Reuters   FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Bayer said on Saturday it did not accept “unethical behavior” following a French investigation into a suspected file assembled by the German company’s seed making unit Monsanto to influence various personalities in France. The French prosecutor said on Friday it had opened the probe after a complaint was filed by […]

Apr 142019

Feel free to copy, paste and edit, for whatever use it might serve. Subject:  April 12, re changes to governance of Dental & Medical professions   Dear  (Host of Program), The interviewee said: There is a shortage of health care workers across Canada.  The accurate statement is: There is an over-supply of sick and damaged […]

Apr 042019
2019-04-04  Amazing! a milestone for nature protection and a fine hour for citizen law-making!  Bavaria acts on "Save the Bees".  The Guardian

The Guardian published this under the title:   Bavarian ‘save the bees’ success raises green hopes in Germany Green party hopes to make hay in elections after state adopts well-backed petition Kate Connolly in Berlin A ‘save the bees’ demonstration in Munich in February. Photograph: Sachelle Babbar/Zuma/Rex/Shutterstock Environmentalists in Germany are celebrating a decision by Bavaria […]

Apr 042019
2019-03-28 Newsweek failed to disclose chemical industry connections of opinion writers who argued that glyphosate can’t be regulated.   Connected to lawsuit at U of Saskatchewan over U's refusal to do disclosure re Bayer (Monsanto).

RELATED:    2018-08-18   SIGNIFICANCE EXPLAINED: U of Saskatchewan taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings The Newsweek story is related to the court case against the U of Saskatchewan.  Prof Stuart Smyth is the Bayer-Monsanto mouthpiece. It is curious to me that Newsweek would publish the article and not disclose the industry […]