Roundup

Monsanto Hit With $2 Billion Verdict in Third Roundup Lawsuit Trial

After less than two days of deliberations, a jury has ordered Monsanto to pay a California couple more than $2 billion in damages. The verdict marks Monsanto’s third loss in court in less than a year. More than 13,000 Roundup injury lawsuits are still pending in courts across the country. Couple Sues Monsanto After Cancer… read more

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EPA Says Glyphosate is Safe Despite Jury Verdicts

Three California juries have decided that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer, is carcinogenic. Despite this, however, the EPA is doubling down on its assertion that the chemical is safe. After the third jury verdict against Monsanto, the company responsible for Roundup, the agency issued a draft conclusion in which it said glyphosate… read more

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Study Reveals Early Exposure to Roundup May Increase Risk of Autism

Monsanto is facing more than 11,200 lawsuits in the United States. Most of those lawsuits focus on the suspected link between exposure to Roundup weed killer and certain types of cancer. However, cancer isn’t the only adverse health issue associated with Monsanto’s Roundup. Exposure to glyphosate – the weed killer’s active ingredient – is also… read more

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Woman Files $1 Billion Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit

A Florida woman with throat cancer is suing Bayer for a billion dollars. Melanie LaFond, of Lake Worth, claims that the company’s controversial pesticide Roundup is responsible for her terminal cancer diagnosis. LaFord reportedly sprayed Roundup every day for two years while working for a landscape company. Her attorneys argue that she “essentially bathed” in… read more

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Jury Holds Monsanto Accountable, Awards California Man $80 Million in Roundup Injury Lawsuit

A few short weeks ago, a California jury determined that glyphosate was a “substantial factor” in Edward Hardeman’s 2015 cancer diagnosis. Yesterday, the same jury decided that Monsanto was liable for the California man’s injuries. The panel ordered the conglomerate to pay Hardeman $80 million in damages. Hardeman Exposed to Glyphosate For More Than Two… read more

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Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff in Second Roundup Trial

On February 25, Edward Hardeman’s Roundup lawsuit went to trial. Three weeks later, a federal jury returned a verdict in his favor. After four days of deliberation, the jury decided that exposure to glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer – was a “substantial factor” in the Hardeman’s cancer diagnosis. Second Roundup Trial… read more

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