Monday, August 2, 2021

Tag: Monsanto

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.

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."

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Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.