Monsanto Expert 'Micro-Analyzed' By Atty At Roundup Trial

Law360, Oakland, Calif. (April 29, 2019, 10:45 PM EDT) -- A hematologist-oncologist hired by Monsanto defended her expertise Monday while testifying against claims the weedkiller Roundup caused a couple's cancer, noting that it's her first time testifying as an expert witness and she hadn't realized "every single word" of her deposition "would be micro-analyzed" by attorneys.

Dr. Celeste Bello, who works at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, was the first witness the Bayer AG unit called to testify in a trial that kicked off March 28. An attorney representing Alva and Alberta Pilliod attempted to discredit Bello by pointing out apparent contradictions in her testimony and holes in her...

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