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National Black Farmers Association Joins Monsanto MDL

National Black Farmers Association Joins Monsanto MDL April 27, 2021. By Anne Wallace.
San Francisco, CA  On April 1, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation denied Monsanto Company’s request that it reconsider its decision to include National Black Farmers Association v. Monsanto Co. in the Multidistrict Litigation (MDL), consolidated in the Northern District of California. National Black Farmers Association, a Monsanto glyphosate lawsuit, focuses on the harms suffered by the rural Black farmers who make up its membership.
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Bayer’s Roundup Settlement: A Brief History

Bayer’s Roundup Settlement: A Brief History March 29, 2021. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Bayer has been working out Monsanto’s Roundup settlement since acquiring the glyphosate manufacturer in 2018. The corporation expects to resolve future claims that its weedkiller causes cancer by mid-May. Here is a brief history of Bayer’s $11 billion outline settlement.

 
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Bayer’s $2billion deal to finalize future Monsanto Claims

Bayer’s $2billion deal to finalize future Monsanto Claims February 22, 2021. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA To resolve future claims that Monsanto’s Roundup causes cancer, Bayer is coughing up a $2 billion settlement that includes benefits for people—mainly farmers and gardeners-- who were exposed to Roundup and develop the cancer in the future.
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Bayer to Cough Up Higher Settlement Price to Cover Future Litigation

Bayer to Cough Up Higher Settlement Price to Cover Future Litigation November 10, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Bayer needs to cough up more cash to settle Monsanto Roundup current and future lawsuits. While its current legal bill covers most of the Roundup claims, future Roundup cancer lawsuits have not yet been settled.
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Bayer’s Bumps over Mosanto’s Roundup Litigation

Bayer’s Bumps over Mosanto’s Roundup Litigation October 12, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Bayer stated on its website in June 2020 that it will make a total payment of $10.1 billion to $10.9 billion to resolve current and address potential future Roundup Litigation. The $10.1 billion figure will settle about 75 percent of Monsanto’s Roundup lawsuits by an estimated 125,000 people who claim exposure to its weed killer and other glyphosate herbicides caused them to develop the form of cancer called non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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Black Farmers Hit Monsanto with “No More Roundup” Lawsuit

Black Farmers Hit Monsanto with “No More Roundup” Lawsuit September 4, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
St Louis, MO In an attempt to stop the sale of the weedkiller Roundup, a federal civil rights lawsuit was filed last month on behalf of the National Black Farmers Association against Bayer (which bought Monsanto). Farmers argue that they are forced to buy more and more Roundup-resistant seeds every year and the only way to break the cycle is to remove Roundup from the market.
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Mosanto and Regulators vs. Consumers

Mosanto and Regulators vs. Consumers July 3, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA The herbicides dicamba and glyphosate have a lot in common. Both are made by Monsanto, both are associated with environmental problems such as chemical drift and both cause health problems, such as cancer. Nobody knows this more than investigative journalist Carey Gillam.
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The Environmental Protection Agency no longer Protecting Monsanto?

The Environmental Protection Agency no longer Protecting Monsanto? June 17, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA A federal court last week slammed the EPA for approving dicamba-based weed-killing products sold by agricultural giants Bayer AG, BASF and Corteva Agriscience, now making it illegal for farmers to use dicamba herbicides. The EPA also sided with Monsanto and its Roundup weedkiller, which has tragically resulted in more than 125,000 Monsanto cancer lawsuits.
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Monsanto Roundup Cancer Appeal, Bayer Blames Coronavirus

Monsanto Roundup Cancer Appeal, Bayer Blames Coronavirus May 27, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA A hearing by a California appeals court has been scheduled for June 2 in the case of Dewayne “Lee” Johnson v. Monsanto. Johnson was the first cancer victim to take Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) to court. His case garnered attention worldwide and opened the floodgates for tens of thousands of Monsanto Roundup lawsuits.
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Bayer Settles Roundup Advertising Class Action Lawsuit

Bayer Settles Roundup Advertising Class Action Lawsuit April 14, 2020. By Jane Mundy.
Kansas City, MO Monsanto (owned by Bayer) and Scotts Miracle-Gro Products, Inc. claimed that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller, is not found in humans or pets and only affects plant enzymes—therefore it is not a health risk to humans and animals. But not everyone believed them.
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