Glyphosate class action launched

Gregor Heard
Updated September 4 2023 - 4:48pm, first published 12:30pm
Roundup is in the news again, with a class action launched in the Australian Federal Court today. File photo.
Roundup is in the news again, with a class action launched in the Australian Federal Court today. File photo.

Legal firm Maurice Blackburn has launched its class action against Monsanto on behalf of clients diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) which it claims was due to using or being exposed to glyphosate-based Roundup herbicides.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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