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EPA Ordered to Reassess Glyphosate’s Impact on Health, Environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was ordered by a federal appeals court on Friday to take a fresh look at whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Bayer AG’s Roundup weed killer, poses unreasonable risks to humans and the environment. In …

Investors Demand $2.5B in Possible German Class Action Over Bayer’s Monsanto Deal

Investors are demanding around 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion) from Bayer as part of a possible class action lawsuit in Germany over the takeover of U.S. seed manufacturer Monsanto, law firm Tilp said on Monday. The law firm said that …

Bayer Faces Billion-Dollar Class Action Suit in Germany Over Monsanto Takeover

BERLIN – Bayer faces a billion-dollar investor class action lawsuit in Germany over the takeover of U.S. seed manufacturer Monsanto, specialist law firm Tilp Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft said on Wednesday. Tilp said it was representing more than 250 institutional investors and a …

Supreme Court Last Hope for Bayer As It Loses Another Weedkiller Cancer Appeal

Bayer lost a third appeal against U.S. court verdicts that awarded damages to customers blaming their cancers on use of its glyphosate-based weedkillers, leaving the German drugs and pesticides group to pin hopes for legal relief on the U.S. Supreme …

Bayer Books Additional $4.5 Billion for Roundup Litigation

Bayer said on Thursday it would book an additional provision of $4.5 billion related to litigation which alleges that its weedkiller Roundup can cause cancer. Bayer made the announcement in an update to investors on how it plans to deal …

Texas Grape Growers Sue over Damage from Cotton Herbicide

Wine grape growers in Texas and surrounding states have filed a lawsuit against drug maker Bayer-Monsanto and chemical giant BASF for the damage their cotton herbicide has caused to vineyards. Attorneys for the grape growers say cotton seed systems created …

Bayer Unveils New Roundup Risk Management Plan After $2B Proposal Fails

Bayer said today it will initiate a series of actions to address potential future litigation over its Roundup weedkiller product following the rejection of its $2 billion Roundup class settlement yesterday by a U.S. judge. Bayer said the new package …

Judge Rejects Bayer’s $2 Billion Proposal to End Roundup Litigation

A U.S. judge rejected Bayer’s $2 billion class action proposal aimed at resolving future lawsuits alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, saying in a Wednesday order that parts of the plan were “clearly unreasonable.” U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria …

Judge in $2B Roundup Settlement Recommends Bayer Add a Warning Label

A U.S. judge suggested on Wednesday that Bayer AG include a warning label on Roundup as part of a proposed $2 billion settlement to resolve future claims that the top-selling weedkiller causes cancer. Bayer asked U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria …

Appeals Court Rejects Bayer Appeal of $25M Roundup Cancer Verdict

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a $25 million judgment and trial verdict finding Bayer’s Roundup caused a California resident’s non-Hodgkin lymphoma, dealing a blow to the chemical company’s hopes of limiting its legal risk over the weed-killer. The …