STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Two California Residents File Roundup Complaint, Say They Developed NHL After Exposure
May 4, 2016
LOS ANGELES –– Two California residents have filed a Roundup complaint in California, contending that they developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma as a result of exposure to glyphosate in the herbicide.
The complaint was filed April 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, accusing Monsanto of marketing a herbicide it knew was carcinogenic to humans.
“For nearly 40 years, farms across the world have used Roundup without knowing of the dangers its uses poses,” the complaint said. “That is because when Monsanto first introduced Roundup, it touted glyphosate as a technological breakthrough: it could kill almost ...