The EPA has insisted that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, doesn't cause disease, even though a 2016 internal memo just released shows the chemical may be linked to Non-Hodgkin lymphoma - and the agency chose to ignore it.
A buried EPA report from 2016 states studies “provide suggestive evidence of carcinogenic potential between glyphosate exposure and increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma”
While Bayer has agreed to pay between $8.8 billion and $9.1 billion to settle 125,000 Roundup/cancer lawsuits that have been filed, the EPA has maintained that glyphosate doesn’t cause cancer
In July 2021, Bayer announced they would be halting residential sales of its glyphosate-based products in the lawn and garden market in order to “manage litigation risk”
Monsanto engaged in a “deep, coordinated effort to smear, discredit and try to shut down” any information linking Roundup to cancer