Roundup is a weed killer that is made by Monsanto. Monsanto is an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation based in the U.S. Monsanto has been in business since 1901 and was known to produce the pesticide DDT and Agent Orange in the past. In recent history, the company has been known for its...Read More
Roundup, which is the trade name used by Monsanto, is an herbicide containing the chemical glyphosate. Glyphosate-based herbicides are believed to be the most commonly used weed killers on the market. They are used in commercial and industrial farming, residential weed control, foresting, and to control invasive plants.
Glyphosate inhibits an enzyme, EPSP synthase, that plants need...Read More
Monsanto has faced several lawsuits. In 1996, a lawsuit was filed for false advertising by claiming Roundup as being “safer than table salt” and “practically non-toxic”. Lawsuits across the U.S. have been filed claiming Monsanto has known for decades that there is a link between glyphosate and cancer. There are at least 37 lawsuits against Roundup at this that have...Read More