Monsanto-Bayer: Eliminating the Name Will Not Erase the Criminal History

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Cancelling out Monsanto’s name and keeping only that of Bayer, does not mean forgetting the wrongdoings of a company which, according to the verdict of the Monsanto Tribunal of The Hague, is stained with crimes of ecocide. With Bayer’s official takeover of Monsanto, the giant multinational also inherits its liabilities. On the eve of the start of the integration process, Monsanto has been held liable for causing cancer through the use of its glyphosate-based weedkiller…

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Bayer Shares Plummet After Court Orders Monsanto to Pay $289M to Cancer Victim

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Shares in Bayer took a nosedive on Monday—just days after newly-acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay $289 million in damages to a man who alleged that the company’s glyphosate-based herbicides, including the widely used weedkiller Roundup, caused his cancer. At one point the German pharmaceutical giant’s shares fell by as much as 14 percent, Reuters reported, marking a loss in value of roughly $14 billion. It capped off the U.S. trading…

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Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million After Court Rules Roundup Caused Man’s Cancer

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In an historic victory for those who have long sought to see agrochemical giant Monsanto held to account for the powerful company’s toxic and deadly legacy, a court in California on Friday found the corporation liable for damages suffered by a cancer patient who alleged his sickness was directly caused by exposure to the glyphosate-based herbicides, including the widely used weedkiller Roundup. As Reuters reports: “The case of school…

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