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Bayer settles 15,000 more cancer suits, a ‘huge step’ toward ending glyphosate litigation

Bayer AG settled thousands more U.S. lawsuits over its Roundup weed killer after criticism that the company was failing to ...
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Bayer, BASF, Corteva pledge $16.5 billion to help EU farmers cut pesticide use

Crop protection companies active in the European Union, including including BASF SE, Bayer AG, have pledged to spend $16.5 billion ...
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Bayer appeals $20.5 million glyphosate-cancer verdict to California Supreme Court

Bayer AG has asked California’s Supreme Court to review a decision awarding $20.5 million to a groundskeeper who claimed the ...
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Viewpoint: Federal court banned dicamba weedkiller at worst possible time for farmers

As a farmer whose family has raised soybeans, corn, and pumpkins for the last 50 years, I know first-hand how ...
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Judge fears Bayer ‘manipulated’ $11 billion glyphosate settlement, opening door to more cancer trials

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said during a hearing [August 27] he’s concerned Bayer has “manipulated” the [$11 billion] settlement ...
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EU blocks Austria’s planned glyphosate ban, rejecting claim that weedkiller harms human health

The European Commission has blocked Austria from implementing a planned ban on the controversial weedkiller glyphosate, a document seen by ...
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Has ‘Big Tech’ replaced ‘Big Ag’ as America’s favorite corporate villain?

For years, large agricultural companies and farmers have felt the sting of public opinion. Seed and crop protection companies have ...
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Federal court upholds dicamba weedkiller ban, opening door to possible Supreme Court challenge

On [August 17], three dicamba registrants lost one of their last remaining legal options to overturn a federal court's mandate ...
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Bayer appeals $265 million dicamba weedkiller verdict, alleging damage to Missouri peach farm exaggerated

Bayer AG sent a private investigator [in July] to evaluate the business of a U.S. peach grower who won a ...
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Glyphosate weedkiller unlikely to impact ovarian function, studies find

Exposure to the chemical glyphosate changed the level of some ovarian proteins in mice but did not impact ovarian steroid ...
Monsanto in Another Huge Lawsuit for Lying About Roundup Cancer Link

Viewpoint: Bogus glyphosate-cancer litigation undermines legitimate product safety lawsuits

Nearly every American was taught the same six steps that serve as a fundamental building block to scientific education: Make ...
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Bayer launches carbon capture program to support ‘eco-friendly’ farming

Bayer AG launched a pilot program in the United States and Brazil on [July 21] that will pay farmers for ...
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Bayer, BASF, Corteva urge federal court to review dicamba weedkiller ban, calling it ‘unconstitutional’

Bayer, BASF and Corteva Agriscience continue the fight to preserve postemergent dicamba use. The companies are contesting the results of ...
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Bayer loses first glyphosate-cancer appeal, but court cuts damages by 74 percent to $20.5 million

Bayer AG failed to persuade a California appeals court to overturn a verdict favoring a school groundskeeper who claimed its ...
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Viewpoint: Mexico’s activist government pushes glyphosate ban that threatens food security and farmer welfare

Biotech giant Bayer is currently in the fight of its life against more than 100,000 lawsuits alleging its flagship weedkiller ...
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Deal to limit future glyphosate suits against Bayer collapsing, but $10.9 billion settlement likely to hold

The plan concocted by Monsanto owner Bayer AG and a small group of lawyers was filed [in June] in U.S ...
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Will the Bayer glyphosate settlement fall apart? Judge says he may reject $10.9 billion Monsanto Roundup agreement, saying future plaintiffs might be hurt

[In June] Bayer agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to settle close to 100,000 U.S. lawsuits [alleging its ...
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How the COVID pandemic may have helped Bayer settle crippling glyphosate-cancer litigation

[Editor's note: Biotech giant Bayer recently settled roughly 95,000 lawsuits alleging it Roundup herbicide causes cancer. The $10.9 billion settlement ...
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Could success of Europe’s only cultivated GMO crop help ease public fear of biotechnology?

Within the spirit of breaking the taboo around [GMOs], we had decided to start working on a manuscript a few ...
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Podcast: ‘Domino effect’—Activist groups may try to purge more herbicides after court bans drift-prone Dicamba

Farmers were blindsided during the heart of spraying season when a 9th Circuit Court in California vacated the registrations of ...
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Viewpoint: Bayer’s $10 billion glyphosate settlement follows familiar pattern of legalized plunder

The only reason Bayer is paying anybody anything is a flawed U.S. tort system that left the company little choice ...
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After Bayer settles glyphosate-cancer suits, Australian farmers pledge to defend the herbicide

In spite of the fact Bayer made no admission of guilt when settling with plaintiffs that alleged its glyphosate-based herbicides ...
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Podcast: Bayer’s $10.9 billion glyphosate settlement a mistake? Vaccines from mosquito spit; CRISPR cures sickle cell disease?

Chemical giant Bayer just settled roughly 95,000 lawsuits alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer. Has the company given its anti-GMO ...
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Canadian glyphosate-cancer lawsuits against Bayer may proceed regardless of US settlement

.... [T]he agreements, between Bayer and numerous law firms in America, don’t apply to potential class action lawsuits in Canada, ...
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$10.9 billion Monsanto Roundup settlement does not automatically shield Bayer from ‘flood’ of new glyphosate-cancer lawsuits

[Bayer] on [June 24] agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to end the litigation by U.S. Roundup users ...
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Legal fight over Bayer’s drift-prone dicamba weedkiller ends in $400 million settlement

Bayer will pay up to $400 million to resolve the multi-district litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the ...
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Despite $10.9 billion US glyphosate-cancer settlement, Australia officially maintains weedkiller ‘perfectly safe’

The pesticides giant Bayer agreed .... to pay up to US$10.9bn (A$15.8bn) to settle about 95,000 cases claiming [the glyphosate-based ...
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Viewpoint: Bayer caved to anti-science trial lawyers by settling glyphosate-cancer lawsuits

Bayer, the German pesticide and seed company, has agreed to establish a $10 billion fund that aims to resolve current ...