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”
A woman suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma was a devoted user of Roundup herbicide for decades before she became ill, her son testified Tuesday in a California trial that marks the fourth such trial pitting a cancer victim against Roundup maker Monsanto. Under questioning by a lawyer representing plaintiff Donetta Stephens, her son David Stephens recalled … Continue reading “Son testifies about his mother’s cancer alleged due to Roundup exposure”
By Michelle Llamas Edited By Sophia Clifton The post Monsanto Roundup Claims Heating Up in Court appeared first on ConsumerNotice.org. A nine-year-old California boy with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma will become the focus of the next scheduled jury trial involving Roundup, the controversial weed killer and the target of thousands of personal injury claims. The trial, which … Continue reading “Monsanto Roundup Claims Heating Up in Court”
In fits and starts, and with a good dose of frustration over technical difficulties, a California trial pitting an elderly cancer victim against Monsanto owner Bayer AG resumed on Monday in a virtual format after in-person proceedings were suspended last week, reportedly due to concerns about the spread of Covid-19. Due to an array of … Continue reading “Bayer Roundup trial goes virtual, and it does not go well”
The California trial pitting an elderly cancer victim against Monsanto owner Bayer AG has been delayed due to concerns about the spread of Covid-19, with proceedings now expected to resume next week in a virtual format via Zoom. Lawyers for plaintiff Donnetta Stephens say that she was a regular user of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide … Continue reading “Covid delays one Roundup cancer trial while another looms”
Monsanto owner Bayer AG on Monday filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking the high court’s review of one of its trial losses in the nationwide Roundup cancer litigation. The move is widely seen as Bayer’s best hope for putting an end to claims that exposure to Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicides, such as the … Continue reading “Bayer seeks U.S. Supreme Court review of Roundup trial loss”
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