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07/19/2018 : The hearings of the first legal case by a victim of Monsanto’s Roundup, Dewayne Johnson, began on July 9, with opening statements by counsel, followed by questions to experts, particularly to Dr. Christopher Portier, called by the plaintiff. American lawyer Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (photo) reports on these hearings, published by our partner… Read More

7/3/2018: After the government’s setbacks on its own commitments (1), the weak ambition of the MPs and the recent deletions from the Senate, the Food law has become an empty shell. This text, which is supposed to reflect the consensus proposals of the Etats Généraux de l’Alimentation, apart from small progress on securing trade relations,… Read More

Update on June 29, 2018: The jury selection in the Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto trial in the San Francisco Superior Court ended on Thursday, June 28, after 4 long days of cross-examination by Dewayne Johnson and Monsanto’s lawyers. Opening statements are scheduled for July 9 at 9:30 am. The jury selection began Monday, June 25… Read More

June 18, 2018: The Dewayne Johnson v. Monsanto trial is the first in a long series, involving federal cases (more than 425 cases by non-Hodgkin lymphoma victims in various jurisdictions have been consolidated into a federal multidistrict litigation) and state court cases (more than 150 cases in state courts have been consolidated into a Judicial… Read More

A majority of French MPs followed the Government and rejected the amendments aimed at including the exit of glyphosate in the law at first reading of the draft Law on Agriculture and Food . Here is the press release of the 34 civil society organizations (1), including Justice Pesticides, which last week launched a petition… Read More

PRESS RELEASE Paris, May 22, 2018. Glyphosate ban in France within three years: faced with the government’s reversal, more than 30 civil society organisations are launching a petition. Emmanuel Macron committed last November to ban glyphosate in France “within three years at the latest”, after the EU decision to extend the authorisation of the world’s… Read More