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And here it is. More Monsanto internal emails and texts with the EPA.…
In today's Pilliod v. Monsanto testimony, expert Dr. Charles Benbrook shared more about the scientific fraud by Industrial Bio-Test (IBT) Laboratories in the 1970s, and how Roundup was approved by the EPA based on IBT's invalid studies. #MonsantoTrial
Dr. Benbook is an agricultural economist and headed a subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture at the height of the IBT scandal from 1981-1983. @helenchristophi reported on his Johnson testimony and the IBT fraud here:…
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Hardeman v. Monsanto: Jury is seated and Phase 2 opening statements are about to begin. Judge Chhabria is giving the jury an outline of what Phase 2 will entail. Plaintiff’s atty Aimee Wagstaff is now up.
Wagstaff is hammering home to the jury that Monsanto allegedly ghostwrote significant studies on glyphosate/Roundup and cancer, and in turn influenced the science as well as regulators, who have all determined that gly/Roundup aren't carcinogenic.
W told the jury about the 2000 Williams et al. study, which internal Monsanto emails indicate the company ghostwrote in Roundup's favor and passed off as conducted by independent scientists. To support her argument that Monsanto influenced the science & regulators, she said:
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