Roundup herbicide News

Bayer Faces Looming Questions on Roundup’s Long-Term Risks

By now, many consumers have heard of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide known as Roundup, and warnings about its presence in many of their favorite foods. From oatmeal to granola bars, ice cream to even orange juice, trace …

Long Legal Battle Expected in Monsanto Weed Killer Cases

With its stock dropping and more lawsuits expected, Monsanto vowed Tuesday to press on with a nationwide legal defense of its best-selling weed killer Roundup after a San Francisco judge upheld a verdict alleging it causes cancer. Legal experts said …

Jurors Don’t Want $289M Weed Killer Cancer Verdict Thrown Out

Jurors who found that agribusiness giant Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper’s cancer are urging a San Francisco judge not to throw out the bulk of their $289 million award in his favor, a newspaper reported Monday. …

Jury Awards $289M to Man Who Claims Roundup Weed Killer Caused Cancer

A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company’s popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease. Dewayne Johnson’s lawsuit was the first of …

Monsanto Faces Man Dying of Cancer in Roundup Trial

Lee Johnson’s doctors didn’t think he’d live long enough to testify in court that exposure to Monsanto Co.’s Roundup weed killer caused his deadly cancer. But the 46-year-old is now first in line to go to trial against the agrochemical …