Couple Claiming Roundup Weedkiller Caused Cancer Awarded $2 BillionA jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple who claimed the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers.
Monsanto Roundup Loss is First Step In Long Court BattleSimilar lawsuits doubled from 4,000 to 8,000 after a San Francisco jury sided with groundskeeper DeWayne Johnson in August.
Judge Denies Monsanto A New Roundup Trial, But Cuts Award To $78 MillionA judge upheld a jury's verdict finding Monsanto's weed killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer, but she slashed his $287 million award to $78 million.
Roundup Maker Monsanto Ordered To Pay Former Groundskeeper Nearly $290 Million In DamagesA San Francisco jury Friday ruled in favor of a former Benicia Unified School District groundskeeper who blamed his deadly cancer on the popular herbicide “Roundup” and sued its manufacturer Monsanto for damages.
Court Rules Against Monsanto, Allows California To Put Cancer Warning On RoundupMonsanto had sued the nation's leading agricultural state, saying California officials illegally based their decision for carrying the warnings on an international health organization based in France.
California Fighting Monsanto On Cancer Labels For Roundup Weed KillerChemical giant Monsanto has sued the nation's leading agricultural producer, saying state officials illegally based their decision for warning labels on an international health organization.
Protesters Block Entrance To Monsanto's Woodland FacilityEnvironmental advocates are risking arrest by blocking the entrance to Monsanto’s Woodland facility Thursday morning.
Honeybee Researchers Search For Answers On Bee Colony CollapseAgricultural interests have worried about the destruction of the key pollinating insects, with bees dying off in various parts of the country, including California.
Activists Protesting GMOs At Woodland MonsantoActivists gathered outside of Monsanto in Woodland on Friday, protesting against genetically modified foods.
Occupy Protesters Target Monsanto On One-Year Anniversary Of MovementMembers of the Occupy Wall Street movement say they plan to celebrate their first year with demonstrations all over the country.