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# Monsanto

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# Monsanto
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
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.
# lasso
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.
# Roundup
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
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
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.
# landmark judgement
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.
# roundup trial
'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.
# glyphosate
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.
# The Monsanto Years
€58 billion deal to buy controversial Monsanto corporation called a "marriage made in hell"
Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.
# food for thought
EU countries won't be able to opt out from genetically-modified food
…For now, at least.
# harmful
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.
France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer
Rats developed tumours after taking Monsanto’s genetically modified corn.
# Food
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”.