A draft settlement of lawsuits alleging a connection between Roundup exposure and cancer has been agreed to by Bayer and lawyers representing “tens of thousands” of plaintiffs, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing “people familiar with the matter.”
A trial in St. Louis involving a plaintiff who alleges exposure to Roundup caused her non-Hodgkin lymphoma has been delayed indefinitely, leading to speculation that Bayer and plaintiffs’ lawyers need the time to work out a settlement.
A California state court judge issued a decision Monday to slash a jury award to a man who claims his exposure to Roundup caused his non-Hodgkin lymphoma, but let the verdict against Bayer’s Monsanto stand.
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 - Rural Americans contract cancer less often than their urban counterparts, but are more likely to die from it, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that highlights the health care challenges faced by rural residents.
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 - More data are needed on how animal antibiotics are used and on the efficacy of alternatives in order to accelerate the use of antibiotic-free options, says a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 - The already controversial decision by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – determining that the widely used herbicide glyphosate probably causes cancer in humans – is now even more subject to debate.