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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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Roundup glyphosate weedkiller responsible for the decline in Monarch butterflies? Media and advocacy groups badly misreport study

News reporting at its best should be nuanced. There are rarely 'black hats' and 'white hats' when it comes to ...
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California appeals ruling barring Proposition 65 cancer warning for glyphosate

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra [September 9] filed a notice of appeal in the lawsuit National Association of Wheat Growers, ...
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Mexico’s anti-glyphosate environment minister steps down after losing battle to ban weedkiller

Bosco de la Vega Valladolid, president of the National Agricultural Council (CNA), celebrated the departure of Víctor Manuel Toledo Manzur ...
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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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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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Study challenges prior research blaming decline of monarch butterflies on deaths during annual migration

A new study suggests that extensive agricultural use of glyphosate herbicide is to blame for the decades-long decline in North ...
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Viewpoint: Cameron Diaz, Katherine Power promote ‘clean wine’ with organic farming myths

In the wake of the natural wine movement and the age of ‘wellness’, it was just a matter of time ...
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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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Following ‘ministerial spat’ over glyphosate, Mexico will phase out weedkiller by end of 2024

Mexico will gradually phase out use of the herbicide glyphosate by the time the current administration ends in late 2024, ...
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Viewpoint: Glyphosate-tainted hummus? Environmental Working Group’s latest pesticide scare short on facts

In the wake of a highly publicized legal settlement between Bayer, owner of former glyphosate-maker Monsanto, and lawyers representing plaintiffs ...
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French winegrowers challenge proposed ‘unfair, unenforceable’ glyphosate weedkiller restrictions

Distributors and winegrowers are standing up against the changes to the ban on glyphosate proposed by ANSES. They find them ...
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EPA proposes herbicide tiafenacil as ‘low-risk’ alternative to control glyphosate-tolerant weeds

EPA proposes tiafenacil for pre-plant and pre-emergence burndown use in corn (all types except sweet corn), cotton, soybeans and wheat ...
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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 ...
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Sustainable farming advances: Global movement to ban pesticides and GMOs spur next-generation biotech pest controls

Their target remains GMOs—a range of agricultural products made with modern techniques of genetic engineering, from eggplant grown mostly in ...
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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Organic fungicide copper sulfate endangers humans, animals and insects

Organic farming is not chemical free. Copper sulfate is a popular one. How does it work and how does it ...
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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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Evidence may not matter: Roundup cancer settlements could trigger international pesticide suits regardless of health impacts

Since litigation began a couple years ago, Roundup, a particular brand of glyphosate based pesticide, is now firmly established as ...
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Viewpoint: Court-ordered dicamba weedkiller ban could fuel new legal strategy to restrict Bayer’s Roundup

On June 3, 2020, a panel of three judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San ...
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Colombia aims to restart aerial glyphosate spraying of coca crops under pressure from US

Alhough coca crop size fell 9% in 2019 to the lowest level in six years, the capacity to produce cocaine ...
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India floats glyphosate weedkiller restrictions to curb demand for illegal herbicide-tolerant cotton

The agriculture ministry, in a draft notification, has restricted the use of glyphosate only through Pest Control Operators (PCOs). “No ...
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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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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 ...