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A judge for the Superior Court of California County of San Francisco on Monday upheld a jury verdict finding Monsanto liable in the case of a groundskeeper who claims to have developed cancer as a result of prolonged use of Monsanto products, but reduced the amount of damages from $298 million to $78 million. The plaintiff, Dwayne Johnson, a former pest [...]

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A jury in the Superior Court of California found Monsanto liable on Friday in a lawsuit filed by a former groundskeeper who alleges the company failed to warn him of cancerous side effects from a possible carcinogen, glyphosate, in their weedkiller, RoundUp . The jury ordered the major corporation to pay $289.2 million in damages, $250 [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Tuesday that there is sufficient evidence that Monsanto’s popular weed killer, Roundup, might be carcinogenic, allowing lawsuits to move forward. Judge Vince Chhabria’s order cites different scientific tests and testimony from multiple doctors and scientists. These reports show that the company [...]

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Environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . The lawsuit challenged the FDA's authority to approve genetically modified animals for use as food. In November the FDA approved [WSJ...

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