Roundup News

Appeals Court Revives Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Lawsuit

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit by a Georgia man claiming Bayer AG’s Roundup weedkiller caused his cancer, the latest in a string of legal defeats for the company as it seeks to avoid potentially billions of …

U.S. Supreme Court Again Nixes Bayer Challenge to Weedkiller Suits

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected another Bayer AG bid to dismiss litigation alleging that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer as the German pharmaceutical and chemical giant tries to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages. The justices turned …

Bayer Rejected by US Supreme Court in Bid to End Roundup Suits

The US Supreme Court rejected a multibillion-dollar appeal from Bayer AG, refusing to shield the company from potentially tens of thousands of claims that its top-selling Roundup weedkiller causes cancer. The justices, without comment, left intact a $25 million award …

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 …

Biden Administration Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Shun Bayer Weedkiller Appeal

President Joe Biden’s administration on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear Bayer’s bid to dismiss claims by customers who contend that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, as the company seeks to avoid potentially billions of dollars in …

Bayer Faces Roundup Weedkiller Trial Featuring Ex-Monsanto CEO’s Testimony

Bayer AG faces a trial over its Roundup weedkiller in which the ex-chief executive officer of its Monsanto unit will testify for the first time as to what he knew about the product’s cancer risks. Jurors in Kansas City, Missouri, …

Bayer Will Appeal U.S. Court Ruling on PCBs If Necessary

German chemicals maker Bayer said on Wednesday it may appeal an order in a U.S. legal case to pay $185 million to four staff members of a school in the state of Washington over exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, …

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 …

Investor Lawsuit Against Bayer Cites ‘Disastrous’ Monsanto Acquisition

A Bayer AG investor sued the board and other top company officials, claiming the “disastrous” 2018 acquisition of Monsanto Co. eroded the company’s share value by saddling it with potentially billions of dollars in liability from Roundup lawsuits. Bayer AG’s …

California Considers Declaring Common Pain Killer Carcinogen

A fight is coming to California over whether to list one of the world’s most common over-the-counter drugs as a carcinogen, echoing recent high-profile battles over things like alcohol and coffee. The drug is acetaminophen, known outside the U.S. as …