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# monsanto - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

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

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

# monsanto - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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

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

# monsanto - Thursday 11 April, 2019

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

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

# monsanto - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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

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

# monsanto - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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

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

# monsanto - Sunday 12 August, 2018

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

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

# monsanto - Saturday 11 August, 2018

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

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

# monsanto - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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

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

# monsanto - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

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

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

# monsanto - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

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

Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.

# monsanto - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

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

…For now, at least.

# monsanto - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Potentially cancer-causing herbicide used on Dublin's streets

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

# monsanto - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer

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

# monsanto - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

EU places limits on modified honey

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