product liability pesticide News

Court Orders Pruitt’s EPA to Reverse Course and Ban Crop Pesticide

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban a widely-used pesticide that critics say can endanger children and farmers. The 2-1 decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle overturned …

Court Allows Banana Farmers’ Toxic Pesticide Claims Against Fruit, Chemical Firms

Hundreds of banana farmers from Central America and South America will again have their day in court, after a U.S. appeals court on Friday revived six lawsuits accusing several big fruit and chemical companies of sickening them with a toxic …