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# bayer - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Bayer agrees to pay $10.9bn to settle Roundup weedkiller claims
# Weedkiller
# Weedkiller

Bayer agrees to pay $10.9bn to settle Roundup weedkiller claims

Jun 24th 2020, 10:39 PM 40,468 Views 50 Comments

Bayer bought US firm and Roundup maker Monsanto for $63 billion in 2018.

# bayer - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 16th 2019, 7:17 AM 29,883 Views 41 Comments

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

# bayer - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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

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

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,668 Views 57 Comments

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

# bayer - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 28th 2019, 9:44 AM 73,763 Views 33 Comments

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

# bayer - Sunday 12 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 12th 2018, 2:32 PM 34,560 Views 62 Comments

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

# bayer - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 14th 2016, 8:17 PM 22,968 Views 26 Comments

Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.

# bayer - Monday 4 May, 2015

This 'life-saving' cancer drug is now available in Ireland
# Regorafenib
# Regorafenib

This 'life-saving' cancer drug is now available in Ireland

May 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 23,415 Views 40 Comments

Regorafenib is used to treat a form of stomach cancer.

# bayer - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides
# Bees
# Bees

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides

Apr 30th 2013, 9:55 AM 7,252 Views 76 Comments

A ban on three pesticides, which some argue are threatening bees, will come into effect from December following a European Commission vote yesterday.

# bayer - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

France suspends acne drug used as contraceptive after four deaths
# Drug
# Drug

France suspends acne drug used as contraceptive after four deaths

Jan 30th 2013, 2:00 PM 12,063 Views 17 Comments

Four women died and more than one hundred others have fallen ill with blood clots after using the acne pill.