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

Jul 16th 2019, 7:17 AM 29,878 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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Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,648 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
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French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller

Apr 11th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,106 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
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Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer

Mar 28th 2019, 9:44 AM 73,758 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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Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:08 AM 16,295 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
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Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer

Aug 12th 2018, 2:32 PM 34,553 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
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Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

Aug 11th 2018, 7:57 AM 58,271 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
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'Day of reckoning' for globally popular weedkiller Roundup as €344 million cancer trial comes to a head

Aug 8th 2018, 7:39 AM 80,239 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
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Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets

May 16th 2018, 2:08 PM 25,836 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"
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€58 billion deal to buy controversial Monsanto corporation called a "marriage made in hell"

Sep 14th 2016, 8:17 PM 22,967 Views 26 Comments

Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.

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

Oct 28th 2015, 5:08 PM 18,894 Views 145 Comments

…For now, at least.

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

Jul 14th 2015, 6:15 AM 19,559 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
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France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer

Sep 19th 2012, 5:32 PM 7,837 Views 29 Comments

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

EU places limits on modified honey
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EU places limits on modified honey

Sep 6th 2011, 4:46 PM 809 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”.