Livermore Couple's $86 Million Award In Monsanto Pesticide Case StandsCalifornia's highest court rejected on Wednesday a challenge by Monsanto Co.'s to $86.2 million in damages to an East Bay couple who developed cancer after spraying the company's Roundup weed-killer in their yards for three decades.
San Francisco Federal Judge Slams Proposed Roundup Class Action SettlementConcluding that "mere tweaks cannot salvage the agreement," a federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday refused to bless a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit involving Roundup.
Report: Seresto Flea and Tick Collars Linked To Pet Illnesses, Deaths, Human Side EffectsA popular pet flea and tick collar has been linked to hundreds of pet deaths, and thousands of other pets injured, and hundred of humans harmed as well, according to a published report.
Bayer Submits $2B Settlement To San Francisco Federal Court Over Roundup Weed Killer ClaimsBayer AG has reached a settlement to resolve many current and anticipated future claims against its agrochemical subsidiary Monsanto Company arising from its Roundup weed killer, alleged to cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
9th Circuit Court Overturns EPA Approval Of Dicamba HerbicideA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday overturned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's approval of the use of dicamba, a weed killer used on millions of acres of soybean and cotton crops.
Bayer Shares Plunge In Wake Of Monsanto Weed Killer VerdictShares in German farm chemicals, materials and drug company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired.
California Bill Would Halt Practice Of Pharmaceutical Industry Gifts To DoctorsThe common practice of doctors accepting gifts from drug manufacturers may soon come to a screeching halt in California.
Cal State East Bay Receives Major Grant For New CenterCal State East Bay has received more than $500,000 in grant money for a new center on campus.