Jury Finds Monsanto Product Caused Cancer, Awards $289 Million

//Jury Finds Monsanto Product Caused Cancer, Awards $289 Million

Jury Finds Monsanto Product Caused Cancer, Awards $289 Million

By Mick S. Grewal Sr

A California jury awarded $289.2 million last week to a 46-year-old groundskeeper who alleged that the popular weed killer Roundup, a Mansanto product, caused his terminal non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Dewayne Johnson, the plaintiff, used the spray regularly for two years in the course of his job. The jury determined that Mansanto knew or should have known about the substantial dangers presented by the chemicals in its product.

Johnson’s case is the first of many involving similar claims made against the company, which is now owned by German chemical giant Bayer AG. Faced with potentially hundreds …read more

2018-08-14T13:08:00+00:00Blog|