Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."
The move by the EPA amounts to a generous gift to BASF, Bayer and Corteva Agrisciences whose dicamba herbicides were deemed by the court to have been approved by the EPA illegally.
J&J faces more than 14,000 cases accusing Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing products of causing ovarian cancer or mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure.
Scientists and doctors are urging the governments to put "safety guidelines" in place to protect the health of the people, not the industry.
"The EPA's pesticide office is clearly willing to bend over backwards, including disregarding its own guidelines for evaluating cancer risks, to give the industry what it wants."
Bayer's stock took a dive, losing billions of dollars in value, after the first jury verdict in August 2018, and share prices remain depressed.
“Plaintiff’s injuries, like those striking thousands of similarly situated victims across the country, were foreseeable and avoidable.”
Our ability to care for ourselves during a health crisis should not be dependent on generous employers or on our zip code.
The Environmental Protection Agency is currently green-lighting the continued use of cancer-linked glyphosate in the United States for another 15 years. Those...