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Monsanto scientist defends Roundup safety in California trial

Posted on by Carey Gillam

A senior scientist at the former Monsanto Co. told jurors in a California trial that the company’s Roundup herbicide is so safe that the scientist uses it regularly at her home, and suggests friends also use the weed killing product. Donna Farmer, who worked as a toxicologist at Monsanto for more than two decades and … Continue reading “Monsanto scientist defends Roundup safety in California trial”

California Supreme Court denies review of Monsanto Roundup trial loss

Posted on by Carey Gillam

The California Supreme Court will not review a California man’s trial win over Monsanto, dealing another blow to Monsanto’s German owner, Bayer AG. The decision to deny a review in the case of Dewayne “Lee” Johnson marks the latest in a string of court losses for Bayer as it tries to complete settlements with close … Continue reading “California Supreme Court denies review of Monsanto Roundup trial loss”

Bayer backs away from plan to contain future Roundup cancer claims

Posted on by Carey Gillam

Monsanto owner Bayer AG is backing away from a plan to contain future Roundup cancer claims after a federal judge made it clear he would not approve the scheme, which would delay new trials and limit jury decision-making. The plan concocted by Bayer and a small group of lawyers was filed last month in U.S. … Continue reading “Bayer backs away from plan to contain future Roundup cancer claims”

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