Saturday, July 27, 2019

Roundup $2-billion award slashed

A California judge has slashed a jury-awarded $2 billion to $86.7 million in a lawsuit over health problems arising from Roundup.

The couple won the $2-billion award for damages in a court case heard in May.

Bayer, which now owns Monsanto which made and marketed Roundup, continues to dispute claims that Roundup causes cancer.

It is facing about 13,000 court-filed claims for compensation.