Courthouse News 7-1-16… “Monsanto Can’t Duck Woman’s Cancer Claims” | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Courthouse News 7-1-16… “Monsanto Can’t Duck Woman’s Cancer Claims”

“A federal judge this week refused Monsanto’s request to dismiss a lawsuit by a former Kona coffee grower who claims she got cancer from the company’s weed-killer Roundup. Christine and Kenneth Sheppard, former owners of Dragons Lair Kona Coffee Farm in Captain Cook on the Big Island, accuse the agribusiness giant of concealing risks associated with glyphosate…

“From 1996 through 2004, the Sheppards sprayed their farm with Roundup. In 2003, Christine Sheppard was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma… The Sheppards had never lived near any industry and were “turning organic,” living in Kona… Then Christine saw a report from Sweden that linked Roundup with non-Hodgkin lymphoma… She bookmarked the report to read later, but found it had been removed from the web, “rumor says under pressure from chemical giants,”…

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