Court upholds verdict that Roundup caused California groundskeeper’s lymphoma cancer

The California Court of Appeals has upheld a multimillion-dollar verdict against Bayer and Monsanto in a lawsuit over the link between the weedkiller Roundup and lymphoma. The appeals court agreed with a jury’s verdict that former groundskeeper Dwayne “Lee” Johnson developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma from years of exposure to Roundup. The court also reduced the original damages award in the case to $20.5 million. (more…)

By |2020-07-22T18:54:13+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Roundup & Glyphosate|Comments Off on Court upholds verdict that Roundup caused California groundskeeper’s lymphoma cancer

Proposed $10 billion Roundup lawsuits settlement announced by Bayer

Bayer recently announced that it will pay more than $10 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits involving the weedkiller Roundup. However, the process of finalizing the settlement is currently on hold, as the judge overseeing the Roundup lawsuits has indicated that he may reject a portion of the settlement. (more…)

By |2020-07-21T14:40:11+00:00July 8th, 2020|Roundup & Glyphosate|Comments Off on Proposed $10 billion Roundup lawsuits settlement announced by Bayer

Bayer faces obstacles in efforts to settle Roundup cancer lawsuits

As of December 2019, Bayer was facing at least 42,000 lawsuits involving the weedkiller Roundup. Many of these lawsuits were filed on behalf of consumers who were diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or other types of cancer after being exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup. (more…)

By |2020-07-21T14:41:18+00:00February 24th, 2020|Roundup & Glyphosate|Comments Off on Bayer faces obstacles in efforts to settle Roundup cancer lawsuits

Bayer faces more than 42,000 Roundup cancer lawsuits

Bayer AG is facing more than 42,000 lawsuits filed on behalf of consumers who allege that they were diagnosed with cancer after using the herbicide Roundup. This total is more than double the 18,000 Roundup lawsuits that Bayer announced had been filed against the company as of July 2019. (more…)

By |2020-07-21T14:41:43+00:00November 18th, 2019|Roundup & Glyphosate|Comments Off on Bayer faces more than 42,000 Roundup cancer lawsuits

Germany joins other EU countries in banning Roundup over food, health concerns

Germany’s government has announced that it will ban the controversial herbicide glyphosate, which is commonly sold under the brand name Roundup. Several other countries and local governments are also considering a ban on glyphosate over concerns about its effects on food and the potential cancer risks associated with the weedkiller. (more…)

By |2020-07-21T14:42:05+00:00September 25th, 2019|Roundup & Glyphosate|Comments Off on Germany joins other EU countries in banning Roundup over food, health concerns