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From TheJournal.ie US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million 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.

From TheJournal.ie Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages 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.

From TheJournal.ie French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller 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.

From TheJournal.ie Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer 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.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer 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.

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets 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.

From TheJournal.ie €58 billion deal to buy controversial Monsanto corporation called a "marriage made in hell" The Monsanto Years

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

Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.

From TheJournal.ie EU countries won't be able to opt out from genetically-modified food Food For Thought
From TheJournal.ie Potentially cancer-causing herbicide used on Dublin's streets 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.

From TheJournal.ie France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer GM CORN

France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer

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

From TheJournal.ie EU places limits on modified honey 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”.