Monsanto facing more lawsuits for alleged cancer-causing herbicide
Missouri-based multinational agro-chemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto Co. has been collecting lawsuits in relation to its herbicide, Roundup, which plaintiffs have said causes cancer in individual exposed to an ingredient in the product, glyphosate, a report from Reuters stated.
A new lawsuit was filed in the Delaware Superior Court on Wednesday, October 16 by three law firms representing three plaintiffs. One plaintiff is 24-year-old Joselin Barrera, a child of a migrant farmer who alleges that her non-Hodgkin lymphoma was the direct result of exposure to Roundup. Joining Barrerra in the suit is former migrant farm worker and landscaper Elias de la Garza, who was diagnosed with the same ailment.
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