Monsanto was just ordered to pay $80 million to a man who said he developed cancer as a result of using the company’s weedkiller Roundup. Roundup contains the chemical glyphosate, which the World Health Organization described in 2015 as a "probable carcinogen." Costco will reportedly stop selling Roundup, and a petition is currently calling on other big retailers to do the same. A federal jury awarded a California man $80 million on Wednesday after finding that Roundup, a Monsanto-made weedkiller, played a role in causing his cancer. It was a major blow for Monsanto, which faces thousands of lawsuits from non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients who used Roundup and later developed cancer. It’s the second time a jury has issued a multimillion-dollar verdict against Monsanto in a Roundup-related case. Now, Costco has reportedly decided to begin to stop selling the popular weedkiller, which contains glyphosate — an herbicide which the World Health Organization described in 2015 as a probable carcinogen. Moms Across America founder Zen Honeycutt, whose petition calling for Costco to stop selling Roundup has more than 150,000 signatures on Change.org, wrote on her website : "I called the headquarters, and after two days of messages and calls, I did […]

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