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# monsanto - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million
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US judge slashes damages in Roundup weedkiller cancer case from €66 million to €17 million

Jul 16th 2019, 7:17 AM 29,878 Views 41 Comments

The judge said that while Monsanto’s conduct was “reprehensible”, it didn’t justify the damages awarded.

# monsanto - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages
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Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,581 Views 57 Comments

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

# monsanto - Thursday 11 April, 2019

French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller
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French court upholds guilty verdict against Monsanto over poisoning of farmer who used its weedkiller

Apr 11th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,101 Views 11 Comments

This is the latest legal setback for the company over its controversial pesticides.

# monsanto - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer
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Man awarded $80 million after claiming weed killer caused his cancer

Mar 28th 2019, 9:44 AM 73,748 Views 33 Comments

A US jury found that the product lacked sufficient warnings of potential risk.

# monsanto - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling
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Company behind Roundup weedkiller still told to pay €68 million to gardener living with cancer after judge ruling

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:08 AM 16,295 Views 17 Comments

The ruling in this case has been called the “tip of the spear” in terms of cases being brought against Monsanto.

# monsanto - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer
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Maker of Roundup says weedkiller is 'safe', vows to fight €254 million penalty over its links to cancer

Aug 12th 2018, 2:32 PM 34,551 Views 62 Comments

The €254 million payout is expected to open the door to a slew of similar cases against Monsanto, manufacturer of Roundup.

# monsanto - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer
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Company behind Roundup weedkiller ordered to pay €254 million to gardener living with cancer

Aug 11th 2018, 7:57 AM 58,251 Views 61 Comments

The landmark ruling could open the door for a slew of similar lawsuits against pesticide giant Monsanto.

# monsanto - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'Day of reckoning' for globally popular weedkiller Roundup as €344 million cancer trial comes to a head
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'Day of reckoning' for globally popular weedkiller Roundup as €344 million cancer trial comes to a head

Aug 8th 2018, 7:39 AM 80,233 Views 0 Comments

The verdict in the trial, instigated by terminally ill Dewayne Johnson, could leave Roundup manufacturer Monsanto facing hundreds of additional lawsuits.

# monsanto - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets
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Dublin City Council to trial alternative to controversial Monsanto weedkiller in parks and on streets

May 16th 2018, 2:08 PM 25,681 Views 66 Comments

A 2015 study by the World Health Organisation concluded that glyphosate was “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

# monsanto - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

€58 billion deal to buy controversial Monsanto corporation called a "marriage made in hell"
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€58 billion deal to buy controversial Monsanto corporation called a "marriage made in hell"

Sep 14th 2016, 8:17 PM 22,966 Views 26 Comments

Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.

# monsanto - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

EU countries won't be able to opt out from genetically-modified food
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EU countries won't be able to opt out from genetically-modified food

Oct 28th 2015, 5:08 PM 18,884 Views 145 Comments

…For now, at least.

# monsanto - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Potentially cancer-causing herbicide used on Dublin's streets
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Potentially cancer-causing herbicide used on Dublin's streets

Jul 14th 2015, 6:15 AM 19,551 Views 73 Comments

The World Health Organisation’s International Agency on the Research of Cancer has branded glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic” to humans.

# monsanto - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer
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France orders probe after rat study links GM corn, cancer

Sep 19th 2012, 5:32 PM 7,834 Views 29 Comments

Rats developed tumours after taking Monsanto’s genetically modified corn.

# monsanto - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

EU places limits on modified honey
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EU places limits on modified honey

Sep 6th 2011, 4:46 PM 808 Views 8 Comments

Environmental activists have welcomed today’s ruling, saying it is “a victory for beekeepers, consumers and the movement for GM-free agriculture in Europe”.