Monsanto Ordered To Pay $2 Billion To Cancer Victims

By Carey Gillam, US Right to Know -

After less than two full days of deliberations, a California jury ordered Monsanto to pay just over $2 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to a married couple who both developed [...]

The Complete History Of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

By Hanzai E, Wakingtimes.com -

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, [...]

Bayer Shareholders Vote Against Board Over Monsanto Merger

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Around 500 protesters gathered outside the Bonn conference centre with placards mocking Bayer’s corporate motto “science for a better life” or calling to “stop glyphosate”, the Monsanto-made [...]

French Court Finds Monsanto Guilty Of Chemical Poisoning

By Eat Local Grown. -

In appeals court in Lyon, France has upheld a 2012 ruling against Monsanto, in which the agribusiness giant was found guilty of the chemical poisoning a farmer named Paul François. The grain [...]

Monsanto Ordered To Pay $80 Million In Roundup Cancer Trial

By Staff, Afp.com -

Monsanto has been ordered to pay some $80 million to an American retiree who blames his cancer on the agribusiness giant's weedkiller Roundup, in a case that could influence the outcome of [...]

Exxon Could Be Next US Corporation To Face EU Lobby Ban

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams. -

ExxonMobil could soon join Monsanto as one of the only two companies not allowed to lobby European Union lawmakers. The oil giant, one of the world's largest energy companies, was a no-show at [...]

The Politics Of Pesticides: Monsanto Under Fire

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Through a series of mergers, pesticide companies are consolidating, taking over seed companies and pushing genetically-engineered foods. Companies such as Monsanto, now merged with Bayer, and Dow [...]

‘Doesn’t Care’

By Staff, Organicconsumers.org -

In a ruling last week, Judge Vince Chhabria wrote:. . . there is strong evidence from which a jury could conclude that Monsanto does not particularly care whether its product is in fact giving [...]

Judge In Monsanto Roundup Trial Is Already Hindering Testimony

By Robert Howard, Truthout.org -

Anyone concerned about probable carcinogens in the environment needs to keep an eye on the trial of Edward Hardeman v. Monsanto Company, which begins on February 25, in the Federal District Court [...]

GM Crops, Pesticides, Corporate Duplicity

By Colin Todhunter, Global Research. -

Tireless campaigner and environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason has just written an open letter to Werner Baumann, the chief executive of Bayer CropScience. It is in direct response to Bayer [...]

Bayer Slashes 12,000 Jobs As Monsanto Takeover Turns Sour

By Sustainable Pulse. -

Chief Executive Werner Baumann is under pressure to boost Bayer’s share price after a drop of more than 35 percent so far this year, dragged down by concern over more than 9,000 lawsuits it faces [...]

Bayer CEO: Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Victims Are ‘Nuisances’

By Julie Wilson, Organicconsumers.org -

There are about 8,700 lawsuits pending against Monsanto, by people who allege that exposure to Roundup weedkiller is responsible for their cancer. Most of the people behind these lawsuits have [...]

Decision To Uphold Verdict Against Monsanto Sends Bayer Stock Into Tailspin

By Katherine Paul, Organicconsumers.org -

When the judge in the Monsanto Roundup trial signaled she might overturn the jury’s verdict, we expected the worst. In the end, Judge Suzanne Bolanos slashed the amount of money the jury [...]

A Judge Is Considering Letting Monsanto Off The Hook In Historic Roundup Case

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

A judge in San Francisco last week announced that she is considering overturning the historic verdict that would lead to Monsanto being held accountable for manufacturing dangerous cancer-causing [...]

Judge Blocks Monsanto Subpoena To Collect Activists’ Personal Information

By Julie Wilson, Organicconsumers.org -

Monsanto can’t catch a break, not that it deserves one. The $50-billion mega-corporation, now owned by Bayer, has taken a beating this year, both in the courts and in the public eye. On August [...]