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US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million
# Monsanto
# Monsanto

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million

Jul 16th 2019, 7:17 AM 29,895 Views 41 Comments

The judge said that while Monsanto’s conduct was “reprehensible”, it didn’t justify the damages awarded.

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages
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# Monsanto

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,685 Views 57 Comments

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller
# Lasso
# Lasso

French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller

Apr 11th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,122 Views 11 Comments

This is the latest legal setback for the company over its controversial pesticides.

Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer
# Roundup
# Roundup

Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer

Mar 28th 2019, 9:44 AM 73,778 Views 33 Comments

A US jury found that the product lacked sufficient warnings of potential risk.

Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling
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# Monsanto

Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:08 AM 16,308 Views 17 Comments

The ruling in this case has been called the “tip of the spear” in terms of cases being brought against Monsanto.

Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer
# Monsanto
# Monsanto

Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer

Aug 12th 2018, 2:32 PM 34,568 Views 62 Comments

The €254 million payout is expected to open the door to a slew of similar cases against Monsanto, manufacturer of Roundup.

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer
# Landmark Judgement
# Landmark Judgement

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

Aug 11th 2018, 7:57 AM 58,294 Views 61 Comments

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

'Day of reckoning' for globally popular weedkiller Roundup as €344 million cancer trial comes to a head
# Roundup Trial
# Roundup Trial

'Day of reckoning' for globally popular weedkiller Roundup as €344 million cancer trial comes to a head

Aug 8th 2018, 7:39 AM 80,252 Views 0 Comments

The verdict in the trial, instigated by terminally ill Dewayne Johnson, could leave Roundup manufacturer Monsanto facing hundreds of additional lawsuits.

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets
# Glyphosate
# Glyphosate

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets

May 16th 2018, 2:08 PM 25,916 Views 66 Comments

A 2015 study by the World Health Organisation concluded that glyphosate was “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

€58 billion deal to buy controversial Monsanto corporation called a "marriage made in hell"
# The Monsanto Years
# The Monsanto Years

€58 billion deal to buy controversial Monsanto corporation called a "marriage made in hell"

Sep 14th 2016, 8:17 PM 22,974 Views 26 Comments

Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.

EU countries won't be able to opt out from genetically-modified food
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

EU countries won't be able to opt out from genetically-modified food

Oct 28th 2015, 5:08 PM 18,919 Views 145 Comments

…For now, at least.

Potentially cancer-causing herbicide used on Dublin's streets
# Harmful
# Harmful

Potentially cancer-causing herbicide used on Dublin's streets

Jul 14th 2015, 6:15 AM 19,589 Views 73 Comments

The World Health Organisation’s International Agency on the Research of Cancer has branded glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer
# GM CORN
# GM CORN

France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer

Sep 19th 2012, 5:32 PM 7,860 Views 29 Comments

Rats developed tumours after taking Monsanto’s genetically modified corn.

EU places limits on modified honey
# Food
# Food

EU places limits on modified honey

Sep 6th 2011, 4:46 PM 820 Views 8 Comments

Environmental activists have welcomed today’s ruling, saying it is “a victory for beekeepers, consumers and the movement for GM-free agriculture in Europe”.