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Bayer said in a statement on Thursday that Smith’s decision to slash the award was a step in the right direction, but added it would file an appeal.
The jury also found that Roundup's design was defective and that the product lacked sufficient warnings of potential risk
Monsanto, which has sold Roundup worldwide for more than 40 years, contends that scores of studies show the products are not dangerous if properly used
Roundup contains glyphosate that environmentalists and other critics have long maintained leads to cancer.
SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge overseeing lawsuits alleging Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based weed killer causes cancer has issued a ruling that could severely restrict evidence that the plaintiffs consider crucial to their cases. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco in an order on Thursday granted Bayer unit Monsanto’s request to split an upcoming trial into two phases. The ruling initially bars lawyers for plaintiff Edwin Hardeman from introducing evidence that the company allegedly attempted to influence…