Monsanto Can't Bring EPA's Latest Report Into Roundup Trial
Law360, Oakland, Calif. (May 6, 2019, 10:05 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday prohibited Monsanto from mentioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recent interim report on Roundup's active ingredient during the third jury trial over claims the weedkiller causes cancer, saying the report was "comments on comments" and the EPA didn't draw any conclusions.
Before trial began, Alameda Superior Judge Winifred Smith told Monsanto's counsel that she wouldn't let the Bayer AG unit mention during trial the EPA's interim report on glyphosate, which was released last week and reiterated its position that Roundup's active ingredient glyphosate likely does not cause cancer. The judge said letting the report come in so late in...
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