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Roundup

Roundup Weed Killer
Linked to Cancer

“It is not the culture of U.S. medicine to report adverse events to the FDA.”

Dr. David Kessler, Former FDA Commissioner

Roundup Is a Staple for Farmers and Private Citizens Alike

Since 1974, millions of consumers have been using Roundup (glyphosate) as a weed killer. Every year, it’s estimated that consumers use over 250 million pounds of glyphosate in various capacities—from heavy-duty industrial farm use for crops, in public areas such as plant nurseries, in landscaping projects, for parks and golf courses, and in private use on sidewalks, driveways and lawns. Unfortunately, we are now discovering that this all-too-common product may be connected with elevated risks of cancer, specifically non-Hodgkin lymphoma, B-cell lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and leukemia.

Is Roundup Harmful to Humans?

Roundup’s active ingredient is glyphosate, a chemical whose potential as an herbicide was developed by Monsanto scientists, hitting the market as Roundup weed killer in 1974. According to a number of scientific reports, glyphosate can increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer. In fact, many report that everyday use of Roundup contributed to their diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, B-cell lymphoma, lymphocytic lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Monsanto Continues to Market Roundup

Consumers across the country are concerned, confused, and angered by mounting allegations against Monsanto of fabricated data and attacks against legitimate scientific studies of glyphosate. Many consumers who believe they’ve been affected by a “failure to warn” are seeking financial compensation from the manufacturer.

Monsanto released Roundup in 1974, and it quickly became the “go-to” product for industrial farming and landscaping, as well as for basic lawn maintenance. In fact, Roundup has even been marketed to consumers as “biodegradable” and “eco-friendly,” less harmful than ordinary table salt or the caffeine in your morning cup of coffee.

But in a 2015 ruling by the World Health Organization, scientists stated that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic.” In 2017, this ruling prompted the State of California to list glyphosate as a carcinogenic chemical under Proposition 65—although the product still has no warning label!

Despite these rulings, Monsanto fails to acknowledge and warn consumers about the risk. If you have developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma, B-cell lymphoma, lymphocytic lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, or chronic lymphocytic leukemia due to using Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, you may qualify for financial compensation.

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Issues with Roundup

Video: The Issues With Roundup

Roundup has been linked to cancer and it’s important to know what to watch out for. To learn more about the damages caused by Roundup and find out what to do if you have been injured, watch this video now.

Video: Where did Roundup go wrong?

In 2017, California listed glyphosate as a carcinogenic chemical. Monsanto still has no warning label and claims that glyphosate is less harmful than table salt.

Video: Roundup, how does it work?

Roundup kill weeds and is dangerous because of what it’s made with. Monsanto has created crops resistant to Roundup’s active ingredient glyphosate. Learn more.

Video: The History of Roundup

Roundup is used practically everywhere which is why you should know the history behind it. Who makes it? How it can harm you and the ones you love?

Roundup Weedkiller Glossary of Key Terms

Carcinogen
A cancer-causing substance or agent.
Glyphosate
An organophosphorus compound, (specifically a phosphonate) used as a systemic, broad-spectrum crop desiccant and herbicide, used primarily to kill weeds, especially those which compete with crops. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup brand weed killer.
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
A type of cancer starting in the white blood cells (lymphocytes), which are part of the body’s immune system.
Pathology
The study of how different diseases affect the body, including the most likely progression of illness.
Roundup
The trade name of Monsanto’s weed-killing glyphosate formula.

Health & Wellness Resources for Roundup

What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit?

Mass tort lawsuits differ from more common class action lawsuits. Find out what makes mass tort lawsuits unique, how they help you & get examples!

GET YOUR FREE ROUNDUP CASE REVIEW TODAY

If you believe that your use of or exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer may have resulted in a cancer diagnosis—specifically, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—please take a moment to complete our free case review. Settlement funds may soon be available, so get in touch with Periscope Group today, to see if your case qualifies.

You could qualify for settlement funds if you:

  • Have been exposed to Roundup weed killer
  • Have been diagnosed with non Hodgkin’s lymphoma or non-Hodgkin’s subtype diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after 2006
  • If you have suffered medical complications related to your use of or exposure to Roundup weed killer after 1985
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