"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.
"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) announced Wednesday that tests it commissioned found glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer, in nearly 30 General Mills and Quaker brand products made with conventionally-grown oats.
"Aurelia Skipwith has been working in the Trump administration all along to end protections for billions of migratory birds, gut endangered species safeguards and eviscerate national monuments."
The verdict in Johnson's case could affect the outcome in more than 4,000 similar cases awaiting trial.
"You may not have been convinced by the evidence, but we were. I urge you to respect and honor our verdict and the six weeks of our lives that we dedicated to this trial."
"This was a considerate, thoughtful and well-educated jury that looked at the science to conclude glyphosate causes cancer."