"… anka’s government has placed on hold its decision to ban the top-selling Monsanto herbicide glyphosate based on the weed killer’s alleged role in a deadly …"
"… kidney disease that has killed tens of thousands of agricultural workers. Monsanto, other agrochemical producers and Sri Lankan officials, including Registra …"
"… uncement, Sri Lanka’ government-sponsored Pesticide Technical Committee, Monsanto and agrochemical industry groups have objected — and the ban has been pl …"
"… or of these heavy metals to the kidney,” Jayasumana told ICIJ in March. Monsanto disputes the idea that glyphosate is uniquely suited to bond with heavy me …"
"… tatehouse lobbyists to fight bills from Maine to Connecticut, from Iowa to Minnesota, Oregon to Washington State. In the states, the ACC has developed a playb …"
"… reform measures have moved forward — after compromise with industry. In Minnesota, State Sen. Katie Sieben helped sponsor a bill this session that …"
"… ng with industry. One thing that helped was that BPA was already banned in Minnesota in sippy cups, and we were the first state in the nation to do that,” Si …"
"… y that the agency’s list, which has been challenged by companies such as ExxonMobil and Dow Chemical, “remains in interagency review.” By executive …"
"… id growing concern the chemicals are helping fuel a mysterious epidemic of chronic kidney disease devastating its north central region.In September, in Mystery in the Field …"
"… in the Fields, the Center for Public Integrity explored how a rare form of chronic kidney disease is killing agricultural workers in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. S …"
"… re “causative factors” for the ailment – which they have named CKDu, chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology. Despite prior warnings from the WHO to reduce farmers …"
"… med to be an abundance of disease among female workers.Keith, Brophy and a physician put together a health questionnaire, which was circulated at five plants. …"
"… fficial research, a glimmer of scientific hope emerged. The government and World Health Organization announced in June that they identified a key cause of the disease in Sri L …"
"… in the U.S. and Europe.In 2008, Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry invited the World Health Organization to join a comprehensive study to unravel the disease’s roots.For more th …"
"… hasn’t released the EPA list, the office has indicated that it includes Bisphenol A, found in many plastic products and believed to interfere with the hormone …"
"… ly $75 million in 2010, according to data compiled by SymphonyIRI group, a Chicago-based marketing research firm. That’s up from $67 million in 2009. (The …"
"… mpact on farming would be minimal, Ellison said, citing U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that “an atrazine ban would result in crop losses of only 1.19 …"
"… at has long troubled public health advocates closely follows a move by the Food and Drug Administration to reassess bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in hard plastic bottles and …"
"… on pets by 2004. The products were approved, defended aggressively by the chemical industry, and then yanked off the market. They were largely replaced by pyrethroid …"