Monsanto's Roundup Likely Caused Cancer, Calif. Jury Says

Law360 (March 19, 2019, 5:18 PM EDT) -- A California federal jury found Tuesday that Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller was likely a substantial factor in causing a man's cancer, delivering a major blow to the Bayer AG unit in the first such federal bellwether trial and setting the stage for a second phase to determine damages.

A jury said it was likely that plaintiff Ed Hardeman's use of Monsanto's Roundup substantially contributed to his cancer, marking the end of the first phase of a closely watched two-part trial. (AP)

Five women and one man reached their unanimous verdict in favor of plaintiff Ed Hardeman after deliberating for a week. In...

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