Via America’s Lawyer: A new study out of the University of Washington has found that exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup can increase the risk of cancer by 41% in humans. Mike Papantonio explains more.

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A new study out of the University of Washington has found that exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup can increase the risk of cancer by 41% in humans, 41%. This new study actually took data from every available study on the safety of glyphosate that’s been published, and by reconciling all the data together, they found that yes, this chemical absolutely will increase your risk of developing cancer. No question.

The evidence at this point is becoming overwhelming. Study after study is telling us that the same thing that Monsanto’s own emails showed us when they were released just a few years ago, and that is that Roundup can cause cancer and that they knew it would cause cancer. But in spite of the studies, the company’s own damning emails don’t expect them to admit any wrongdoing. Bayer, the owners of Monsanto, have already come out and said that the study is flawed, undermining both science and the evidence that’s already been released in trials. We’ve seen that before.

Mike Papantonio is an American attorney and television and radio talk show host. He is past president of The National Trial Lawyers, the most prestigious trial lawyer association in America; and is one of the few living attorneys inducted into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame. He hosts the international television show "America's Lawyer"; and co-hosts Ring of Fire Radio, a nationally syndicated weekly radio program, with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Sam Seder.