More

    Final Sentence for Monsanto in the United States for the Roundup Herbicide Case

    Must Read

    TCRN STAFFhttps://www.TheCostaRicaNews.com
    Creating a Conscious alternative news network that we feel the world needs. Pura Vida!

    Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected an appeal by Monsanto, owned by the German group Bayer, definitively ratifying the ruling that condemned it to pay US$ 25 million to a retiree who attributes his cancer to the herbicide Roundup.

    The court has not justified its decision, which may have serious consequences for the group, the subject of more than 30,000 similar complaints. Bayer claims to have set aside an additional US$ 4.5 billion to deal with further legal proceedings.

    TIP: Get our latest content by joining our newsletter. Don't miss out on news that matter in Costa Rica. Click here.

    After the announcement, Bayer shares fell 4.07% to € 60.79 (US$ 64.18) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. “Bayer respectfully disagrees with the Supreme Court’s decision”, but “is fully prepared to face the legal risk associated with possible future claims in the United States”, the group reacted in a statement.

    The company says it “admits no fault or liability” and “continues to support its Roundup products, a valuable tool for efficient agricultural production around the world”. The court’s decision not to intervene leaves Monsanto’s conviction on appeal in the complaint filed by Edwin Hardeman, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2015.

    Edwin Hardeman was one of the first to sue Monsanto, claiming his cancer was due to the herbicide he used on his property for 25 years, and accusing the group of misleading users by claiming glyphosate was harmless.

    Monsanto insists that no study has concluded that Roundup, which has been on the market since the 1970s, and glyphosate are dangerous. The German group Bayer bought the American Monsanto in 2018 for US$ 63 billion (€ 59.6 billion).

    https://gnosiscr.com/
    https://gnosiscr.com/

    LIKE THIS ARTICLE? Sign up to our newsletter and we will send you updates of our latest content as soon as they are available. Click here.

    - Advertisement -
    - Advertisement -

    Latest News

    From Corcovado to Tiktok: The Tico Naturalist Guide Who Enchants With His Videos of the Park’s Fauna And Flora

    Beautiful images of humpback whales; a puma that rests peacefully in the middle of the forest or a tapir or peccaries and their young that walk through this green natural
    - Advertisement -

    More Articles Like This

    - Advertisement -
    Language »
    Be Part of the Community!
    Stay Up To Date And Connected

    and engage with likeminded folks on Costa Rica

     

    13 Years Changing The Way You Look At News!

    Get TCRN In Your Inbox & Never Miss Any News That Matter In Costa Rica!