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Black Farmers Sue to Force Roundup Weedkiller Ban or Product Warnings

A group of Black U.S. farmers filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday, seeking to force Bayer AG to either stop selling its widely used weedkiller Roundup or roll out new product warnings. The National Black Farmers Association’s filing is the …

Judge ‘Inclined to Deny’ Part of Bayer Roundup Settlement on Future Claims

Bayer shares fell more 6% on Tuesday after a U.S. judge questioned part of the German company’s proposed settlement to deal with future claims relating to allegations that its widely used weedkiller Roundup caused cancer. Last month Bayer agreed to …

Even With $11 Billion Settlement, Bayer Still Has 30,000 Claims to Roundup

While Bayer AG said it took a major step toward wrapping up litigation over its Roundup weedkiller with a settlement of almost $11 billion, the company still faces about 30,000 unresolved cancer claims that could cost billions, and lawyers are …

Bayer Gambles on Science to Let It Keep Selling Roundup, Mitigate Future Claims

FRANKFURT/NEW YORK— Seeking to forestall further claims, Bayer AG is taking a risky bet that an independent scientific review will ultimately show that its widely used weed killer Roundup does not cause cancer, legal experts said. The company on Wednesday …

Bayer to Settle 100,000 Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Claims for $10.9 Billion

FRANKFURT/NEW YORK- Bayer AG, after more than a year of talks, agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to settle close to 100,000 U.S. lawsuits claiming that its widely-used weedkiller Roundup caused cancer, resolving litigation that has pummeled the …

Bayer Reported to Be Near $8-10 Billion Roundup Settlement: Handelsblat

Bayer AG is close to agreeing a settlement worth $8-10 billion over claims its glyphosate-based Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday. The company’s supervisory board was due to discuss and vote on the settlement, which …

U.S. Court Nixes Cancer Warning on Bayer’s Roundup Weed Killer

A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday blocked California from requiring that Bayer AG label its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup with a cancer warning, handing the company a victory in its ongoing litigation over the product. In his ruling, U.S. …

Court Hears Bayer’s Appeal of $289M Roundup Cancer Verdict

A California appeals court on Tuesday heard arguments in the first case that went to trial over allegations that Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer, resulting in a $289 million judgment against the company. The August 2018 jury …

How Coronavirus Shutdown Impacts Bayer Stance in Glyphosate Settlement

Bayer said the economic downturn and the need to preserve cash means it is taking a tougher stance in talks to settle claims over accusations that its glyphosate-based weedkillers cause cancer, even as its earnings rose. The pandemic has significantly …

Bayer Roundup Trial in Missouri Postponed as Settlement Talks Continue

Bayer AG said on Friday it has reached an agreement with plaintiffs’ lawyers to postpone a Missouri jury trial over allegations its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer to provide room for negotiations to settle the litigation. “While Bayer is …