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Judge puts cloud over settlement of Roundup cancer claims

An agreement for the weedkiller’s maker to pay more than $10 billion to end litigation may not get court approval.
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Court frowns on Bayer's proposed Roundup class-action settlement

A federal judge on Monday had harsh words for Bayer AG’s plan to delay potential future Roundup cancer lawsuits and block jury trials, criticizing the highly unusual proposal crafted by Bayer and a small group of plaintiffs’ attorneys as potentially unconstitutional. The “Court is skeptical of the propriety and fairness of the proposed settlement, and …
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I believe Roundup gave me cancer. The Monsanto settlement is a slap in the face

I have to inject myself with needles just to stay alive. Still, Bayer will continue to sell Roundup, and refused to label it as carcinogenic
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Bayer forges ahead with new crops resistant to 5 herbicides

Despite lawsuits and regulations, the agrichemical company is developing new genetically engineered corn designed to work with five herbicides, including glyphosate and dicamba.
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Roundup maker to pay $10 billion to settle cancer suits

Bayer faced tens of thousands of claims linking the weedkiller to cases of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Some of the money is set aside for future cases.
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What′s driving Europe′s stance on glyphosate?

Chemicals giant Bayer has reached a settlement to end most of the current US lawsuits. Its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer, plaintiffs insist, bit it's still used in many places in Europe and beyond.

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In Roundup settlement, Bayer reaches $400 million deal with farmers over dicamba

Bayer has reached a $400 million settlement with farmers whose crops have been damaged by drift from the herbicide dicamba, the company announced Wednesday.

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Bayer said to reach deals on many of 125,000 Roundup suits

Bayer AG has reached verbal agreements to resolve a substantial portion of an estimated 125,000 U.S. cancer lawsuits over use of its Roundup weedkiller, whose active ingredient is the chemical glyphosate.

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Revealed: Monsanto predicted crop system would damage US farms

Monsanto and the German chemical giant BASF were aware for years that their plan to introduce a new agricultural seed and chemical system would probably lead to damage on many US farms, internal documents show.

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Roundup contamination 'unpreventable', world-first glyphosate research shows

In a world first, Australian agricultural scientists have created a map that pinpoints global hotspots of glyphosate contamination.

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Revealed: Monsanto’s secret funding for weedkiller studies

Monsanto secretly funded academic studies indicating "very severe impacts" on farming and the environment if its controversial glyphosate weedkiller were banned, an investigation has found.

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Bayer investor sues top officials for ‘disastrous’ Monsanto deal

(Bloomberg) -- A Bayer AG investor sued the board and other top company officials, claiming the “disastrous" 2018 acquisition of Monsanto Co. eroded the company's share value by saddling it with potentially billions of dollars in liability from Roundup lawsuits.

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San Diego County's war over Roundup

It's everywhere, taking over like the weeds it's meant to kill. Now glyphosate, the bestselling weedbuster of all time, has become a pest.

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Bayer chairman quits as Roundup settlement talks progress

Bayer Chairman Werner Wenning, one of the architects of a $63 billion takeover d...
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