Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag: Bayer

Despite pressure from US and Bayer, Mexico will ban glyphosate

“Our rationale is based on the precautionary principle in the face of environmental risks as well as the right of the Mexican government to take action in favor of the public good.”

Bayer agrees to pay $10 billion to settle RoundUp cancer cases

Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."

Bayer to pay $10 billion in cancer lawsuits over Roundup

“Even as we celebrate and congratulate those who made this day possible, millions of people are being exposed to glyphosate.”

‘Victory for farmers’ as jury awards grower $265 million in damages...

“This verdict is just the tip of the iceberg.”

It’s Farmer v. Monsanto in court fight over dicamba herbicide

Bader Farms claims Monsanto induces farmers to buy dicamba-tolerant seeds.

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.

Monsanto seeks to reverse jury verdict in cancer case they lost

The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.”

Monsanto, Bayer struggle to keep up with growing Roundup cancer litigation

More than 13,000 plaintiffs have filed suit against Monsanto in the United States.

Up next – trial in Monsanto’s hometown set for August after...

"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."

Bayer investigates its shady PR firm after ‘Monsanto File’ scandal in...

"This is a very important discovery because it shows there are objective strategies to silence strong voices."

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"We do not have a shortage of willing workers in this country. We have a shortage of employers who are willing to pay workers enough to live."

The real problem with Bill Gates and neoliberal optimism

The progressive left needs to confront the fact that plutocratic philanthropists like Gates care much more about preserving the systems that continue to multiply their wealth.