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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 7:33 p.m.

EPA won’t approve warning labels for Roundup chemical

The Trump administration has instructed companies not to warn customers about products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world’s largest agriculture companies …


UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 5:05 p.m.

Shares in Germany’s Bayer plunge on Roundup weed killer ruling

Shares in chemicals manufacturer Bayer fell sharply Wednesday after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer to have been a substantial factor in a California man’s cancer.


High-stakes trial starts in Roundup weed killer cancer claim

A jury in federal court in San Francisco will decide whether Roundup weed killer caused a California man’s cancer in a trial starting Monday that plaintiffs’ attorneys say could help …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:15 p.m.

Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company’s popular Roundup weed killer contributed …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 3:35 p.m.

Judge to weigh science behind Monsanto Roundup cancer claim

Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product’s manufacturer – …