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ziq wrote

Looks like they'll have to rename themselves again.

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theblackcat wrote

Since there's now proof that they repeatedly buried their own studies showing that their product was dangerous - the cancer victims that filed the lawsuits might be able to pummel them into bankruptcy.

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Naokotani wrote

Great, now we can get bulldozed over by a new corporations.

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sudo wrote

Everyone needs to read this (non-onion link). When the IARC classifies something as carcinogenic, they do not take dosage into account, or mode of action. Basically, if chugging glyphosate all day, every day, could give you cancer, then the IARC will label it as a carcinogen, even if it's totally fine at normal dosages one would experience. In response to the IARC's classification, the World Health Organization and the Food and Agricultural Administration did a study on glyphosate that did take dosage into account, and found that it's unlikely to be carcinogenic. So, discussion about whether Monsanto tried to "cover up" the IARC classification is moot, because glyphosate doesn't cause cancer in humans (unless you chug it all day, every day).

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sudo wrote (edited )

[citation needed]

Citation was given; thank you F7inseat.

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__deleted_____ wrote

spiegel.de

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sudo wrote

Uh, yes, that's the name of the website. Care to go on?

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__deleted_____ wrote

Monsanto's internal emails

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sudo wrote

That's where they claim to have gotten the information, but no link was provided to the emails. So, we cannot verify that is what the emails say.

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__deleted_____ wrote

So you think the biggest media outlet in Europe is fabricating evidence againt the manufactuer of Agent Orange?

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sudo wrote

I'm saying they did not fulfill their burden of proof, so there is no reason for me to believe them. I never claimed that they fabricated any evidence - that would require me to fulfill my burden of proof (and I have no proof of that). All I'm saying is, they need to link to the emails, so we can review the evidence.

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sudo wrote (edited )

Thanks. I'll have a look at these.

Edit: Alright, I'm still looking through these documents, but this is what I've found so far: