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The Dirty Dozen Pesticide-Laced Foods in 2021

The Dirty Dozen Pesticide-Laced Foods in 2021

| Environmental Litigation
Strawberries, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables topped an advocacy group’s Dirty Dozen list of consumer foods contaminated by dangerously high levels of pesticides. An Environmental Working Group study concluded that 70 percent of the non-organic fresh produce sold in the United States is laced with dangerously high levels of deadly pesticides, herbicides, and other…Read the article
Action Seeks to Block Sale of Weed Killer Roundup

Action Seeks to Block Sale of Weed Killer Roundup

| Environmental Litigation
Napoli Shkolnik and National Civil Rights and Personal Injury Attorney Ben Crump Joins with National Black Farmers Association to Seek to Block Sale of Weedkiller Roundup Crump, NAACP, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists call for Bayer-Monsanto to “end Black farmers’ bondage to their GMO seeds and cancer-causing herbicide” Co-counsel Chris Schnieders, said it’s time for…Read the article
Court Judgement Links Roundup with Cancer

Court Judgement Links Roundup with Cancer

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
As if the Bayer Corporation did not already have enough legal problems, a California jury just ordered the pharmaceutical giant to pay $289 million as compensation in a Roundup-leukemia case. Jurors deliberated for three days before returning their verdict. They determined that large-scale used on Roundup caused a high school groundskeeper’s cancer. The award included…Read the article