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Bayer attorney says televising upcoming glyphosate-cancer trial could threaten Monsanto employees’ safety

| | January 14, 2020

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Letting TV cameras into a trial over the safety of Roundup herbicide might put witnesses and employees at Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit at risk, the company’s lawyer told a judge.

“Monsanto witnesses and lawyers have received threatening calls,” JoAnn Sandifer told a St. Louis judge at a hearing …. ahead of a trial set for [later in january] over allegations that the weed killer causes cancer.

Read full, original article: Monsanto Objects to Televising Roundup Trial Citing Threat to Ex-CEO

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