An article about Syngenta’s defense of atrazine was recently posted on the Environmental Health News website. It’s important to understand this story is a work of advocacy, not journalism. It was written as part of a new effort on the part of plaintiffs’ attorneys reported to be planning future litigation.
A new report in the March 2013 issue of European Journal of Cancer Prevention states atrazine appears to be a good candidate for a category of herbicides with a probable absence of cancer risk. The authors, Boffetta et. al, recommend that atrazine continue to be treated for regulatory and public health purposes as an agent [...]
From High Plains / Midwest Ag Journal: University of Missouri undergraduates, working with faculty from the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, investigated whether working the herbicide atrazine into crop soils would reduce runoff that could make its way into drinking water systems. Current regulations require that drinking water contain no more than [...]
From Madison/St. Clair Record: For once, we agree with Stephen Tillery. The settlement that he browbeat Syngenta Corp. into accepting — to make him go away and put an end to eight years of legal haggling — is “more than fair…” Tillery filed suit against Syngenta in Madison County Circuit Court in 2004, alleging that [...]