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As Roundup Lawsuits Pile Up by the Thousands, Bayer Remains Defiant

The German agriculture and healthcare giant said on Wednesday the number of cases alleging the company’s glyphosate-based weed killers cause cancer more than doubled, to 42,700.

Bayer’s $30 Billion Roundup Crisis Heats Up as It Braces for a ‘Significant Surge’ of New Lawsuits

The Roundup crisis has cost Bayer more than $30 billion in market value as the company lost three U.S. trials over whether the popular herbicide causes cancer.

What’s Wrong With Genetically Modified Marijuana—And Are You Smoking Some Right Now?

There are plant scientists, botanists and garage-level growers alike trying to find the killer strain—and using whatever means necessary to do so.

Terramera raises $45 million for its technology to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture

Terramera, a Canadian company selling bio-pesticides and seed treatments to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture, has raised $45 million in its latest round of financing. The round was led by
Syngenta just funded a study on the best way to spray glyphosate

Syngenta just funded a study on the best way to spray glyphosate

So far the company is unscathed by hundreds of lawsuits that allege the herbicide caused cancer.
Phillip Hammond, the Treasury and the risk of a no-deal Brexit - podcast

Phillip Hammond, the Treasury and the risk of a no-deal Brexit - podcast

Poppy Trowbridge on her work as a special adviser in Hammond’s Treasury as it tried to plan for Brexit and avoid crashing out with no deal. Plus, Carey Gillam on how the biotech company Monsanto tried

Monsanto ran a psy-ops war-room to discredit journalists and spy on Neil Young

Monsanto ran a "fusion center" (a term borrowed from law-enforcement counter-terrorism operations) that spied on activists and journalists who were investigating the safety of its products, notably
Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists

Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and
Horrified Iowan Farmer Starts Breaking Out In Corn After Coming Into Direct Contact With Monsanto Crops

Horrified Iowan Farmer Starts Breaking Out In Corn After Coming Into Direct Contact With Monsanto Crops

MCGREGOR, IA—Panicking as kernels of the hardy self-cultivating cereal grain began spreading rapidly across his arms, legs, and torso, horrified Iowan farmer Lanny Heck broke out in virulent corn
Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto's Conduct 'Reprehensible'

Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto's Conduct 'Reprehensible'

A federal judge in one of the lawsuits between pharmaceutical giant AG Bayer, which bought agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018, and plaintiffs who claim its Roundup herbicide caused their cancer has
Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group'

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group'

International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is,
Varney Begs For Pity On Poor Monsanto After Massive RoundUp Cancer Verdict

Varney Begs For Pity On Poor Monsanto After Massive RoundUp Cancer Verdict

Fox Business anchor Stuart Varney on Tuesday lashed out at a California court after it awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who accused Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer of causing cancer. In a rant
Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto

Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto

It hasn't been a good year for the makers of Roundup weed killer. Back in March, a man was awarded an $80 million verdict after a jury decided that Monsanto's herbicide contributed to his positive
$2 billion judgment against Monsanto may be the tip of the iceberg as flood of lawsuits loom

$2 billion judgment against Monsanto may be the tip of the iceberg as flood of lawsuits loom

The Pilliod trial was the third victory in a year for California patients arguing Roundup gave them cancer. And it's a foreboding sign for Monsanto's parent company, Bayer AG, which faces at least
“Responsabilizamos a Monsanto por los nueve años que llevamos luchando contra el cáncer”

“Responsabilizamos a Monsanto por los nueve años que llevamos luchando contra el cáncer”

Una matrimonio septuagenario gana una millonaria demanda contra el fabricante, que afronta 13.000 acusaciones por no advertir del posible peligro de su herbicida Roundup
Bayer Has Now Lost Over 44% of Its Value Since Its Monsanto Merger

Bayer Has Now Lost Over 44% of Its Value Since Its Monsanto Merger

Latest Roundup cancer verdict took its stock to an almost seven-year low.
Monsanto Loses Another Roundup Cancer Trial, With Jury Awarding Over $2 Billion

Monsanto Loses Another Roundup Cancer Trial, With Jury Awarding Over $2 Billion

Monsanto Co. lost a legal battle over its massively popular Roundup herbicide on Monday to the tune of $2.055 billion, with a jury in San Francisco ordering the court to pay out the stunning sum to a
Un juez de EE UU condena a Monsanto a pagar 1.800 millones de euros a una pareja con cáncer

Un juez de EE UU condena a Monsanto a pagar 1.800 millones de euros a una pareja con cáncer

Los demandantes aseguran que el uso del herbicida Roundup les provocó la enfermedad
Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims

California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2bn to a couple that got cancer
Bayer pide perdón por el espionaje de Monsanto a personalidades francesas

Bayer pide perdón por el espionaje de Monsanto a personalidades francesas

El gigante agroquímico encargó una investigación a figuras públicas para conocer su postura sobre un polémico herbicida y además recopiló sus datos personales