Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tag: Monsanto

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.

Critics: Trump EPA’s formal assertion glyphosate poses no risk to human...

"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."

Monsanto Roundup cancer trial postponed in St. Louis, Bayer stock climbs

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.

U.S. Government sides with Bayer over Roundup cancer case

Roundup weedkiller did not have to require cancer warnings, according to the EPA and Justice Department.

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