PCBs http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Is Monsanto Responsible For 700 Cases Of Cancer? A Jury Could Decide http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/monsanto-responsible-700-cases-cancer-jury-could-decide <p>A <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=63756">Missouri appeals court has ruled</a> that a jury should decide whether Monsanto's chemical production division is responsible for cancers allegedly caused by the widespread use of certain toxic chemicals in everyday products.</p><p>Over the course of several decades, Monsanto manufactured 99 percent of the polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCB's, found in the world. High concentrations of the chemicals can cause non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and other forms of cancer.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:21:33 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 28484 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Is Monsanto Responsible For 700 Cases Of Cancer? A Jury Could Decide