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# bayer - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

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

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

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

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

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"

Farmers and environmentalists are not pleased.

# bayer - Monday 4 May, 2015

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

Regorafenib is used to treat a form of stomach cancer.

# bayer - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides

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

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