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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
Bayer CEO Has 9 Months to Overcome Shareholders’ Extraordinary Rebuke of His Monsanto Deal

Bayer CEO Has 9 Months to Overcome Shareholders’ Extraordinary Rebuke of His Monsanto Deal

A legal expert explains the fleeting window CEO Werner Baumann has to turn things around.
Bayer’s Management Face A No-Confidence Vote Over Monsanto Deal. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Bayer’s Management Face A No-Confidence Vote Over Monsanto Deal. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The no-confidence vote could be tight, but Bayer's CEO won't be outed.
French court finds Monsanto guilty of poisoning farmer

French court finds Monsanto guilty of poisoning farmer

Ruling says chemicals giant knew of weedkiller’s dangers but label lacked warningA French appeals court has said US chemicals giant Monsanto was guilty of poisoning a farmer who said he suffered
Man who got cancer from RoundUp weed killer will get $80 million

Man who got cancer from RoundUp weed killer will get $80 million

Monsanto, the mega-corp that owns the popular RoundUp brand of weed killers, lost its case in federal court against a man who claims the herbicide contributed to his cancer diagnosis. The company has
Nueva condena a Monsanto por no advertir de que su herbicida puede producir cáncer

Nueva condena a Monsanto por no advertir de que su herbicida puede producir cáncer

La fabricante deberá pagar 70 millones a un jubilado tras considerar que el uso del Roundup fue determinante en su linfoma
Elizabeth Warren brings class warfare back to the prairie

Elizabeth Warren brings class warfare back to the prairie

This Democratic candidate won't be crucified on a cross of corn.
Monsanto Loses Roundup Cancer Trial to the Tune of $80 Million

Monsanto Loses Roundup Cancer Trial to the Tune of $80 Million

A federal jury in California has awarded $80 million to a man who said Monsanto herbicide Roundup was a “substantial factor” in him developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, CNN reported on Wednesday. It’s a
Roundup Lost a Lawsuit, But We Still Don't Know if It Causes Cancer

Roundup Lost a Lawsuit, But We Still Don't Know if It Causes Cancer

This week a jury found that a man’s use of Roundup on weeds in his yard was a “substantial factor” in causing the cancer that he developed years later. But court cases are not scientific studies, and
Un jurado de Estados Unidos considera que el herbicida de Monsanto provocó un segundo caso de cáncer

Un jurado de Estados Unidos considera que el herbicida de Monsanto provocó un segundo caso de cáncer

La nueva derrota judicial de la compañía puede servir de precedente para miles de demandas contra el pesticida Roundup, a base de glifosato
Bayer Shares Plummet Upon Verdict That Roundup Caused Man’s Cancer

Bayer Shares Plummet Upon Verdict That Roundup Caused Man’s Cancer

The chemical giant's share price fell by more than 12%, spurred by fears over a trial determining Bayer's liability starting Wednesday.
Las semillas prenden en las cuentas de Bayer

Las semillas prenden en las cuentas de Bayer

La división de Crop Science, dedicada a cultivos, impulsa al grupo alemán que abandona la marca Monsanto
La justicia europea obliga a desclasificar informes sobre la peligrosidad del glifosato

La justicia europea obliga a desclasificar informes sobre la peligrosidad del glifosato

El tribunal dice que el derecho a conocer sus efectos prima sobre el interés comercial
More than 11,000 People Are Now Suing Bayer over Weedkiller Cancer Risk

More than 11,000 People Are Now Suing Bayer over Weedkiller Cancer Risk

The Roundup maker says it has "the science on our side and will continue to vigorously defend this important and safe herbicide."
With $90 million in funding, the Ginkgo spinoff Motif joins the fight for the future of food

With $90 million in funding, the Ginkgo spinoff Motif joins the fight for the future of food

Continuing its quest to become the Amazon Web Services for biomanufacturing, Ginkgo Bioworks has launched a new spinoff called Motif Ingredients with $90 million in funding to develop proteins that
Exposure to weed killing products increases risk of cancer by 41% – study

Exposure to weed killing products increases risk of cancer by 41% – study

Evidence ‘supports link’ between exposures to glyphosate herbicides and increased risk for non-Hodgkin lymphomaA broad new scientific analysis of the cancer-causing potential of glyphosate herbicides,
A plagiarism scandal rocking the EU centers on the safety of the weedkiller glyphosate

A plagiarism scandal rocking the EU centers on the safety of the weedkiller glyphosate

In 2017, the European Union decided in an unusually dramatic vote to reauthorize the agricultural use of glyphosate, a controversial weedkiller believed by some to…
EU glyphosate approval was based on plagiarised Monsanto text, report finds

EU glyphosate approval was based on plagiarised Monsanto text, report finds

Study for European parliament ‘explains why EU assessors brushed off warnings of pesticide’s dangers’, says MEPEU regulators based a decision to relicense the controversial weedkiller glyphosate on an
The most-read Guardian Business stories of 2018

The most-read Guardian Business stories of 2018

From shrinking Ryanair bags to falling house prices, via Iceland and Wall StreetA marathon business blog by Graeme Wearden on 6 February topped the list of our most-read articles this year, charting