$25 Million Verdict Against Monsanto Over Roundup Upheld by Federal Court

By Tribune News Service. -

A federal appeals court has upheld a $25 million verdict against the maker of Roundup, a weed killer that thousands of litigants blame for causing their cancers. The three-judge panel of the [...]

Bayer’s Class Action Settlement Plan Draws Widespread Outrage, Opposition

By Carey Gillam. US Right to Know. -

More than 90 law firms and more than 160 lawyers have notified a federal court judge overseeing U.S. Roundup litigation that they oppose Monsanto owner Bayer AG’s $2 billion plan to settle future [...]

Bayer Settles Glyphosate Cancer Lawsuits For $10.9 Billion

By Sustainable Pulse. -

Bayer-Monsanto have announced that the company will make a total payment of $10.1 billion to $10.9 billion (€9.1 billion to €9.8 billion) to settle the non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Roundup litigation [...]

Bayer Shareholder Meeting Draws Protests, Pleas From Cancer Patients

By Carey Gillam, US Right to Know. -

The Bayer AG annual shareholders’ meeting got underway Tuesday in Germany, drawing the attention of not only investors and analysts but also activists, lawyers and cancer patients who want to see [...]

Battling Roundup Weedkiller: ‘Round And ‘Round We Go

By Katherine Paul, Organicconsumers.org -

It seems forever that we’ve been trying to get Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller off the market, and out of our food.  It’s a battle that’s had more than its share of highs and lows. Where are we [...]

Monsanto Roundup Trial Tracker

By Carey Gillam, Usrtk.org -

It’s been nearly five years since international cancer scientists classified a popular weed-killing chemical as probably carcinogenic, news that triggered an explosion of lawsuits brought by [...]

Monsanto Roundup Trial Tracker

By Carey Gillam, Usrtk.org -

Anticipation is building around the belief that there could soon be an announcement of at least a partial settlement of U.S. lawsuits pitting thousands of U.S. cancer patients against Monsanto [...]

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 [...]

Sonoma Officials Ban Roundup

By Jason Walsh, Sonomanews.com -

Glyphosate, you’ve sprayed your last City of Sonoma leaf. That’s because the Sonoma City Council on April 1 voted unanimously to ban the use on city property of the synthetic herbicide glyphosate [...]

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 [...]

EWG: Verdict In Roundup Trial Latest Blow To Bayer-Monsanto’s Claims Glyphosate Doesn’t Cause Cancer

By Staff, Ewg.org -

SAN FRANCISCO – Today’s verdict in favor of a California man who said his cancer was caused by exposure to Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller is further evidence that glyphosate, the herbicide’s [...]

‘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 [...]

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 [...]

Monsanto Found Guilty In Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

By Commondreams. -

In an historic victory for those who have long sought to see agrochemical giant Monsanto held to account for the powerful company's toxic and deadly legacy, a court in California on Friday found [...]