Monsanto Comes Out Swinging on $289M Roundup Cancer Verdict

In a pair of documents filed late Tuesday, Bayer subsidiary Monsanto asked a California judge to overturn a $289 million jury award to a San Francisco Bay Area man because there is not enough evidence to support the man’s claims its Roundup weed killer caused his terminal lymphoma and his lawyers manipulated the jury.

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Cancer Study Credibility Questioned in Roundup Trial

The chair of an international cancer agency said Monday he didn’t tell his colleagues about data that Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer doesn’t cause cancer before the agency classified it as a carcinogen, in a California jury trial over whether the herbicide triggered a Bay Area man’s deadly lymphoma.

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Yelling Breaks Out During Roundup Cancer Link Trial

In a bid to discredit a Columbia University cancer expert who says Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer is carcinogenic, lawyers for the agrichemical giant accused him on Wednesday of lying under oath about the purported link between Roundup and cancer, in a contentious California jury trial over whether the weed killer caused a Bay Area man’s deadly lymphoma.

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No Warning on Cereals

California’s Second Appellate District granted Post Foods’, General Mills’ and Kellogg’s request to vacate the L.A. Superior Court’s denial of summary judgment to the cereal giants, who say they should not have to post cancer warnings because cereals contain acrylamide, because to do so would preempt federal law and could mislead consumers into avoiding whole grains.

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