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A US judge on Wednesday declined to grant preliminary approval for a settlement against Bayer over claims that their Roundup weedkiller causes cancer. Research first published by a cancer-focused working group formed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2015 claimed that glyophosate was “probably carcinogenic to humans.” Although conflicting studies have since been released, including [...]

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Life sciences company Bayer announced a series of agreements Wednesday to resolve outstanding litigation, including a total payment of $10.1 billion to $10.9 billion to resolve current and address potential future Roundup litigation. Bayer bought Monsanto, the company that owned the herbicide Roundup, in 2018. In 2018 Monsanto lost a lawsuit in which the plaintiff claimed [...]

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A California judge on Thursday reduced a $2 billion jury verdict for a couple against Bayer AG for causing their cancer by the company’s glyphosate-based weed killer, Roundup, to $86.7 million. Alva and Alberta Pilliod allege Roundup causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and that Monsanto (now Bayer) for decades tried to influence scientists and regulators to bury [...]

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Glyphosate, a non-selective herbicide, is found in many weed killing products and sold every day around the world. Roundup, the most popular herbicide in the United States, contains glyphosate and is purchased by consumers to use on their residential properties, gardens, public parks, sports fields, as well as other outdoor areas. Recently, Roundup has been [...]

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A jury found Monday that Alva Pilliod and Alberta Pilliod were entitled to $2 billion in punitive damages to couple who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using Monsanto’s Roundup product on their home for over 30 years. This is the third lawsuit loss for Monsanto after numerous plaintiffs have launched complaints against Monsanto’s herbicide [...]

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A jury awarded $80 million dollars to Edwin Hardeman. Last week, a jury attributed his non-Hodgkins lymphoma to using Roundup weed killer on his property for more than two decades. There has been ongoing litigation surrounding the pesticide. Last summer, Monsanto was originally ordered to pay $289.2 million in damages to a former pest control [...]

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A jury in a San Fransisco federal court on Tuesday found that Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused a man’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This lawsuit is only the second of 11,200 Roundup lawsuits to be tried against Monsanto Company and Bayer for cancer-causing Roundup. The first verdict was rendered in August for $289 million against Monsanto. This [...]

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