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Steven Cohn

NY Thermal Recalls Gas Boilers, Warns About Carbon Monoxide Danger

On May 15, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of about 16,000 NY Thermal (NTI) Trinity Tft and Slant/Fin CHS residential and commercial boilers. The concern is that the products may present a carbon monoxide […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Ohio Sues Monsanto To Recover Damages from PCB Pollution

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto, the manufacturers of Roundup, for allegedly producing and selling toxic chemicals called “polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)” while being aware of, but concealing, their toxic effects. The lawsuit seeks compensation for […]

Eric T. Chaffin

JUUL E-Cigarettes a Rising Concern for Parents and School Teachers

Parents and teachers are becoming increasingly concerned with the growing popularity of the JUUL e-cigarette. A USB-shaped vaping device, the product employs a central heating unit to create a nicotine-laced vapor that users then inhale. Because it’s small and discreet, […]

Roopal Luhana

Organic Consumers Association Files New Roundup Lawsuit Against Bigelow Tea

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) recently filed a deceptive advertising lawsuit against tea-maker R. C. Bigelow, Inc., in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. It claims that Bigelow should be held liable for “deceptive labeling, marketing, and sale […]

Roopal Luhana

Monsanto Says Plaintiffs Can’t Prove Glyphosate Causes Cancer

There are more than 700 Roundup Lawsuits pending in the Northern District of California, where all federally-filed cases were consolidated back in October 2016. The plaintiffs involved in the litigation claim that after using Roundup for an extended period of […]

Roopal Luhana

EU Report on Glyphosate Includes Pages Copy-Pasted from Manufacturer Materials

In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that glyphosate, the main herbicide in Roundup, was a “probable human carcinogen” based on its link to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Shortly after that, in November 2015, the European Food […]

Roopal Luhana

France May Upset EU Glyphosate Approval

In November 2015, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced that there was insufficient evidence to conclude that glyphosate can cause cancer.  Glyphosate is the main herbicide in Roundup. Following a peer review of the risks, the EFSA stated that […]

Roopal Luhana

Illinois Woman Loses Sister to Cancer; Blames Roundup

An Illinois woman recently filed a new Roundup lawsuit on behalf of her deceased sister in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. She alleges that her sister died after years of exposure to Roundup and its […]

Roopal Luhana

Florida Man Blames Employment-Related Use of Roundup for Cancer Diagnosis

On August 24, 2017, a Florida couple filed a new Roundup lawsuit against manufacturer Monsanto. The case is pending in the Eastern District of Missouri, but since all federally-filed Roundup lawsuits have been consolidated in the U.S. District Court for […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Court Documents Reveal Monsanto Edited “Independent” Scientific Review

In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reported that glyphosate, the main herbicide in Roundup, was “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Later, on July 7, 2017, the California state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) named […]