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Bayer seeks to strike $265 million award in first dicamba-related trial

Bayer has filed post-trial motions in the Missouri Bader Farms case, asking for the $265 million verdict to be overturned in the first dicamba-related case to go to trial.

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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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Tequesta joins Jupiter as the latest to tighten Roundup weedkiller regulations

Tequesta's Village Council directed its village manager to eliminate the use of products containing the chemical glyphosate on village-owned land.

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Monsanto’s defense: Fungal disease, not dicamba, to blame for peach farmer’s problems

On Monday, with the plaintiff wrapping up its case, lawyers representing Monsanto shifted the attention to everything but the herbicide.

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Overall pesticide usage down, weedkiller atrazine on the rise in Vermont

Atrazine was the most-used pesticide on Vermont farms despite being banned in Europe.
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‘Environmental racism’: New Yorkers of color subjected to more Roundup pesticide than others

“The public parks and zoos and playgrounds that low- and moderate-income people use — and especially people of color — they're killing us."

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Dicamba on trial: Internal docs show Monsanto, BASF prepared for drift complaints prior to dicamba launch

For years, Monsanto and BASF have been blaming alleged crop damage from the weed killer dicamba on other factors, including weather, other pesticides and applicator misuse.

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Should you really be worried about using Roundup?

The Germans have banned it and 18,400 Americans are suing over it. What is glyphosate and why is it so controversial?
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Roundup weedkiller: 42,000 plaintiffs sue Bayer over glyphosate

Lawsuits against Bayer are on the rise over claims that the company's weedkiller causes cancer. The legal cases have taken a toll on Bayer's share price and reputation.
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Hunters have popular weedkiller in their sights

Thousands of U.S. lawsuits against a German chemical giant — and more than $150 million in jury awards — have two area men cautioning deer hunters against using a popular weedkiller on food plots.

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Second Wyoming man files lawsuit against Monsanto, alleges Roundup gave him cancer

A second Wyoming man has filed a federal lawsuit against agribusiness giant Monsanto, alleging its popular weedkiller brand Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
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Bayer faces skyrocketing US lawsuits over glyphosate

The number of plaintiffs in the US claiming they are contracting cancer after using the weedkiller Roundup has leapt to over 18,000. German company Bayer admits it's facing a "challenging environment."
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Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller

Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law.
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California jury links RoundUp to cancer, awards couple $2 billion

A jury ruled against chemical giant Monsanto on Monday, awarding a California couple $2 billion in damages after determining their cancer was caused by the weedkiller RoundUp.
Toxics

French vineyards say they are ready to end glyphosate addiction

France's vineyards have for decades been saturated with the world's most widely used weedkiller, but grape growers say the day is soon coming when glyphosate will no longer be part of the fine wine process.

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