Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: Monsanto

The rest of the story—Monsanto owner Bayer struggles to shed Roundup...

Monsanto owner, Bayer AG, is contemplating pulling the popular herbicide from the residential market as it struggles to cement a strategy to limit ongoing litigation.

Bayer considers putting an end to US glyphosate sales

“Removing glyphosate from residential use would be a step in the right direction.”

Roundup verdict of $25M upheld in US appeals court

“It’s a slam dunk for plaintiffs. This proves these claims are viable in the tort system.”

Bayer and US officials pressure Mexico to overturn glyphosate ban

“Will they continue the pattern of doing the bidding of global biotech/seed firms like Monsanto? Or, will the USTR respect other countries’ rights to protect the environment and indigenous crops?”

Appeals court upholds groundskeeper’s Roundup cancer trial win over Monsanto

The court said that Monsanto’s argument that scientific findings about glyphosate’s links to cancer constituted a “minority view” was not supported.

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."

Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Monsanto secretly funded glyphosate studies, watchdog finds

"Citizens, media and decision-makers should know who pays for studies on subjects of public interest."

‘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.

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Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.