Bayer News

Bayer’s Roundup Trial Delay Gives Time for Settlement Talks

The last scheduled trial of the year over Bayer AG’s Roundup herbicide has been postponed at the request of both parties, indicating that talks toward a settlement may be progressing. The delay to the trial in St. Louis, following two …

Sources Say Top Shareholder Won’t Back Bayer Management in AGM Vote

About 30 billion euros ($34 billion) has been wiped off the pesticides and drugs firm’s market value since August, when a U.S. jury found Bayer liable because Monsanto, which it bought for $63 billion last year, had not warned of …

French Court Finds Bayer’s Monsanto Liable for Farmer’s Sickness

PARIS/LYON — A French court has ruled that Monsanto was liable for the sickness of a farmer who inhaled one of its weedkillers, in another legal setback for the Bayer-owned business over health claims. In the latest stage of a …

Bayer Keeps Roundup Faith After Losing Second Trial

Bayer AG vowed to keep defending its weedkiller Roundup after losing a second trial over claims it causes cancer, indicating that the embattled company isn’t yet ready to consider spending billions of dollars to settle thousands of similar lawsuits. A …

Bayer Loses First Round in Legal Battle over Claim that Roundup Caused Cancer

Bayer AG lost the first phase of a trial over claims its Roundup weed killer causes cancer and now moves to a second phase to determine liability and damages in the case of a man who sprayed the herbicide on …

Bayer Pays $750 Million to Settle Rice Contamination Cases

Bayer A.G. and its global affiliates have agreed to pay U.S. rice farmers $750 million in damages to settle lawsuits stemming from contamination of the nation’s rice crop in 2006 by Bayer’s genetically modified Liberty Link rice. The settlement covers …