Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.”
More than 13,000 plaintiffs have filed suit against Monsanto in the United States.
"We want the companies to take responsibility for warning people – even if there is a chance that something would be harmful or hazardous for them, people should be warned."
"This is a very important discovery because it shows there are objective strategies to silence strong voices."
"Seed ownership by farmers has traditionally been an important agricultural practice, but profit-driven giant Monsanto is making our farmers disempowered and dependent!"
While Bayer continues to argue that there is no correlation between glyphosate and cancer, the second trial out of around 9,300 pending lawsuits will start in February.
A proposed merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto passed a United States regulatory hurdle despite opposition from various food and farm groups.
"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."
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