Bayer causes cancer, court decides

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This 19 March 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

MONSANTO VERDICT: San Francisco Jury Rules Roundup Herbicide Caused Sonoma Man’s Cancer

From the BBC today:

Weedkiller glyphosate a ‘substantial’ cancer factor

A US jury has found that one of the world’s most widely-used weedkillers was a “substantial factor” in causing a man’s cancer.

Pharmaceutical group Bayer had strongly rejected claims that its glyphosate-based Roundup product was carcinogenic.

But the jury in San Francisco ruled unanimously that it contributed to causing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in California resident Edwin Hardeman.

The next stage of the trial will consider Bayer‘s liability and damages.

During this phase, which starts on Wednesday, Mr Hardeman’s lawyers are expected to present evidence allegedly showing Bayer‘s efforts to influence scientists, regulators and the public about the safety of its products.

In morning trading, Bayer‘s shares immediately plunged, dropping almost…

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