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Bayer Pays $10 Billion Settlement in Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

Bayer Pays $10 Billion Settlement in Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

Bayer-Monsanto has agreed to pay at least $10 billion to settle roughly 100,000 lawsuits from people who claim Roundup® weed-killer caused them to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

/ June 24, 2020
Monsanto Agrees to $39M Settlement for Roundup False Ad Lawsuit

Monsanto Agrees to $39M Settlement for Roundup False Ad Lawsuit

Monsanto will pay a $39.5 million class action settlement for falsely claiming that Roundup weed-killer targets an enzyme that is only found in plants.

/ March 31, 2020
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Roundup Cancer Trial Postponed So Lawyers Can Discuss Settlement

A judge in St. Louis delayed a trial over the cancer risks of Bayer's Roundup® weed-killer to give attorneys time to negotiate a settlement.

/ January 28, 2020
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Study Finds Roundup Ingredient May Be Affecting Honey Bees

Young honey bees are being poisoned by glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer and a chemical named as the causative agent in thousands of lawsuits alleging cancer from the herbicide, according to a new study published in the...

/ October 8, 2018

First Roundup Cancer Trial Ends in $289 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

Monsanto took a massive financial hit last week as a California jury sided with a former groundskeeper from San Francisco who claims he developed Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from using the company’s Roundup weed killer, awarding the man nearly $290 million in...

/ August 14, 2018

EPA Official Tried to “Kill” Roundup Cancer Study, Jury Told

A jury in California heard testimony that an official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tried to interfere with a federal study on the cancer risks of Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer.

/ July 18, 2018
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Judge Allows Hundreds of Roundup Lawsuits to Proceed

A judge allowed hundreds of lawsuits to move forward against Monsanto for allegedly downplaying the cancer risk of Roundup.

/ July 11, 2018

EU Declares Roundup Ingredient Safe; Health of Future Generation Hangs in Balance

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, has been declared safe by the European Union (EU), placing future generations in eminent peril by exposing children to a toxic cocktail of pesticides in their food, water, and play areas.

/ November 7, 2017

Monsanto Banned from European Parliament

Lobbyists working for Monsanto are banned from entering the European parliament after the company refused to attend a hearing into allegations that it interfered with safety studies on glyphosate, the weed-killer in Roundup.

/ October 10, 2017
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Roundup to be Banned in France for Cancer Risk

France will phase out the agricultural use of Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate) weed-killer by 2022 due to fears that it may cause cancer.

/ September 28, 2017