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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Roundup Trial Sees Doubt Cast on Cancer Expert

In a closely watched jury trial over whether Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused a Bay Area man’s deadly lymphoma, a lawyer for the agrichemical company sought on Monday to discredit a cancer-risk expert who said Roundup is carcinogenic, by implying he based his opinion on lucrative cancer-litigation consulting contracts, and not on scientific evidence.

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Monsanto Lawyer Clashes With Cancer Expert in Roundup Trial

On the fourth day of a jury trial over whether Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused a Bay Area man’s deadly lymphoma, a cancer-risk expert and a lawyer for the agrichemical company sparred over the evaluation of scientific research on the herbicide’s potential carcinogenicity, with neither side emerging a clear winner. 

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Monsanto Alleged to Have Suppressed Roundup Cancer-Link Study

On the second day of a California trial over whether Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused a Bay Area man’s terminal cancer, his lawyers tried to convince a jury Tuesday that Monsanto suppressed research showing Roundup may be carcinogenic and ghostwrote research to defend itself in future cancer litigation.

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