Weed Killer

SAN FRANCISCO | Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — 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 to his disease. The lawsuit brought by Dewayne Johnson was the first to go to trial among hundreds filed in state and … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

California fights Monsanto on labels for popular weed killer

FRESNO, Calif./January 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A battle over the main ingredient in Roundup, a popular weed killer sprayed by farmers and home gardeners worldwide, is coming to a head in California, where officials want to be the first to label the chemical with warnings that it could cause cancer. Monsanto rejects any health risk … Continue reading California fights Monsanto on labels for popular weed killer