herbicide 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 …

Bayer Called ‘Reprehensible’ on Roundup as Judge Cuts Award 69%

Even as Bayer AG got a jury verdict slashed to $25.3 million from $80.3 million in a California case alleging exposure to its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, the judge who made the cut found the company’s behavior “reprehensible.” U.S. …

Bayer Surges as Elliott Sparks Hope of Roundup Settlement

Bayer AG rose the most in a decade after hiring a high-profile lawyer to fight a slew of cases over its Roundup weedkiller and receiving a major vote of confidence from Elliott Management Corp. Bayer’s moves to bolster its response …

Calif. Jury Hits Bayer with $2 Billion Award in Roundup Cancer Trial

A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical. …

EPA Halts Sale of DuPont’s Imprelis Herbicide

DuPont Co was ordered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday to stop selling and recall its Imprelis herbicide, following thousands of complaints that the treatment kills trees. The order came after the EPA in June began getting reports from …

DuPont Sued Over Herbicide Said to Kill Trees

DuPont was sued Friday by a Michigan golf club that alleges its widely used Imprelis herbicide kills trees, reflecting a growing nationwide problem being investigated by a top U.S. regulator. Imprelis, conditionally approved for sale last October by the U.S. …