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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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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