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Monsanto Roundup weed killer is supposed to kill weeds but instead it could be causing cancer and killing people
Last Updated: November 12, 2023

Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit Latest Update (November 2023)

  • November 7, 2023 - California cannot require a warning label on weed killer Roundup, A federal appeal court rules.
  • November 1, 2023 - Monsanto hit with $175m verdict against Roundup. A string of nine- and 10-figure losses for the popular herbicide.
  • October 10, 2023 - San Diego Jury Hears Latest Monsanto Roundup Openings, Trials Continue in MO and PA.
  • October 1, 2023 - A class action lawsuit alleges that Roundup, the most popular weedkiller in the world, causes cancer.
  • September 1, 2023 - Supreme Court rejects Bayer’s appeal against Roundup ruling.
  • August 1, 2023 - Bayer, Roundup Weedkiller Manufacturers to Pay $6.9 Million in False Advertising Settlement.
  • July 13, 2023 - The South Burlington, Champlain Valley and Lamoille County school districts have signed on to a lawsuit against Monsanto that argues the company is directly responsible for PCB contamination now present in many schools across the state.
  • July 1, 2023 - Bayer, the pharmaceutical company, has agreed to pay $7 million in order to settle allegations made by the New York Attorney General about the safety and efficacy of Roundup.
  • June 1, 2023 - Coastal Town (Stuart, FL) Brings Mass Litigation and an Existential Threat to Chemical Giants.
  • May 1, 2023 - Defense claims plaintiff has been cured of Roundup for more than 10 years.
  • April 1, 2023 - Monsanto was sued by non-US citizens for being excluded from Roundup's cancer settlement. Monsanto allegedly refused Elvira Reyes-Hernandez a settlement payment after she was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
  • March 1, 2023 - Bayer Ushers in a New Era after Roundup wins set up Baumann's exit. As glyphosate litigation slows American Bill Anderson, investors sought a new leader. Anderson will face the many challenges facing the company.
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  • February 19, 2023 - Bayer AG's chief executive officer Werner Baumann spent $63 Billion for Monsanto Co. in his seven-year tenure. Then, $16 Billion was needed to deal with the flood of US lawsuits alleging that Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller is a cancer-causing agent.
  • February 1, 2023 - Roundup settlement is denied in lawsuit against the plaintiffs because of citizenship status. Roundup, the main ingredient, has been the subject of litigation for a while. It is likely that Roundup, which contains Glyphosate as its main ingredient, could cause cancer. The latest lawsuit against the household herbicide was filed Thursday. Bayer announced in 2020 a $10 billion settlement for Roundup-related cancer claims. According to the lawsuit filed in 2020 by Public Citizen (a non-profit organization that focuses on corporate accountability and government accountability), one claimant was a Virginia farm worker. She claimed she was exposed working on tree farms with weed killer for many years. According to the lawsuit, she was initially offered the opportunity to settle under the same program Bayer used to pay plaintiffs. But she was later denied. According to the lawsuit, she wasn't a U.S. citizen like many farm workers.
  • January 15, 2023 - Bayer moves pharma's focus away from Europe's infrastructural problems. Bayer's US-based pharma unit has been a success, in stark contrast to Monsanto's $63 billion disaster of 2018. Monsanto's legal settlements for claims that Roundup was a cancer-causing weed killer have cost the company $16 billion.
  • January 1, 2023 - EPA Sued for Endocrine-Disruptor Chems. Lawsuit: EPA fails to test pesticides for Endocrine Disruptive Qualities.
  • December 15, 2022 - Wilfredo Navares of Poplar, CA was told by his doctor that he had ALS(Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) the first question the doctor asked was whether he worked in the fields. Navares believed it came from the chemicals he was exposed to during his 31 years as a farmworker. Navares worked with weed killers like Roundup, and there was not much known about it then.
  • December 1, 2022 - A recent study shows: A prospective observational study of high risk pregnancies: Roundup (Glyphosate) and early pregnancy.
  • November 1, 2022 - Glyphosate, a potentially cancer-causing chemical is sprayed on much of U.S's farmland.
  • October 1, 2022 - Bayer rejects settlements and appears to continue defending Roundup weed killer liability cases in court after rejecting a proposed global settlement with all plaintiffs in a federal court in CA.
  • September 1, 2022 - New report: Roundup the controversial weed killer (glyphosate) is the most frequently sprayed herbicide on Portland, OR Public schools properties.
  • August 24, 2022 - A new study links Roundup weed killer to convulsions (uncontrollable muscle contractions) in animals.
  • August 12, 2022 - Monsanto Bayer faces 1st day of Roundup weed killer trial in St. Louis County, MO.
  • August 1, 2022 - The first trial against Bayer Monsanto in the St. Louis, MO area involving allegations that Roundup weed killer causes cancer, starts Wednesday with opening statements.
  • July 20, 2022 - A panel discussion about the weed killer glyphosate: glyphosate exposure has driven increases in serious diseases such as cancer.
  • July 12, 2022 - A federal U.S. appeals court revived a lawsuit by a Georgia man claiming Roundup weed killer caused his cancer, the latest in a number of legal defeats for the Bayer as it seeks to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages.
  • July 9, 2022 - Glyphosate (main Roundup weed killer ingredient) tied to cancer found in 80% of U.S. urine samples. Glyphosate is a chemical that is linked to cancer.
  • July 1, 2022 - U.S. must reexamine the risks associated with glyphosate. This is a key Roundup ingredient. Appeal says EPA failed to adequately assess whether glyphosate is a cancer-causing agent or if it threatens endangered species.
  • June 21, 2022 - Supreme Court rejected Bayer bid to block lawsuits over Roundup weed killer.
  • June 19, 2022 - Court rejects EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) finding that Roundup weed killer is safe. A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a finding that Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer does not pose a serious health risk and is not likely to cause cancer in humans.
  • June 12, 2022 - Bayer Monsanto is trying to bring the legal fight over Roundup to an end, petitioning the United States Supreme Court last year to invalidate a $25 million jury verdict in the case of Edwin Hardeman, a CA resident.
  • June 6, 2022 - The EPA ( Environmental Protection Agency) signaled potential changes to the labeling it requires for over the top herbicides containing dicamba and glyphosate (Roundup), very problematic pesticides.
  • June 1, 2022 - Bayer AG will face a trial regarding its Roundup weed killer. The ex-CEO of its Monsanto unit, will testify firsthand about what he knew about its cancer risks.
  • May 17, 2022 - A new update from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC (Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention) - Postemergence Application to Glyphosate Resistant Corn - Glyphosate brands Roundup brands.
  • May 11, 2022 - Bayer shares have fallen in premarket trading following the Biden Administration's request to the Supreme Court to deny the appeal from a California lawsuit that found that the company's Roundup weedkiller caused cancer.
  • May 1, 2022 - Court hearing set to Thursday, May 12 2022 - MDL-02741 Roundup Products Liability Litigation Motion to Dismiss.
  • March 1, 2022 - In prior trials, plaintiffs who claimed Roundup caused health problems had led to high-dollar verdicts against Monsanto ranging from $80m to more than $2 billion.
  • February 1, 2022 - On Thursday, February 24 2022 at 10:00 AM there will be a hearing about Roundup Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 02741 with The honorable judge Vince Chhabria (Applegate v. Bayer AG, Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings).
  • January 4, 2022 - Investors are demanding nearly $2.5 billion from Bayer AG in a potential German class-action lawsuit over Bayer’s $63 billion acquisition of U.S. company Monsanto. The investors claim that Bayer deceived them about the risks of pending U.S. consumer lawsuits related to Monsanto’s infamous Roundup weed-killer.
  • January 1, 2022 - Bayer Monsanto Bid to End Roundup Lawsuits Draws United States Supreme Court Inquiry
  • December 13, 2021 - U.S. Solicitor General, Elizabeth Prelogar, was invited to file a brief in the Roundup weed killer case expressing the views of the U.S. as Bayer seeks to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages.
  • December 1, 2021 - Only 2 out of a group of 11 industry studies given to European regulators in support of the re-approval of Glyphosate (the main ingredient in Roundup weed killer) are scientifically reliable.
  • November 18, 2021 - A Couple from California was awarded $86.2M in Monsanto Roundup case. Alberta and Alva Pilliod of Livermore who developed cancer after using Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer awarded $86.2 million in damages after a California’s highest court rejected a challenge by Monsanto Co.
  • November 15, 2021 - A judge rules that there will be a trial against makers of Roundup after Thomas Walsh's family files lawsuit over Thomas Walsh’s death. Thomas Walsh died of leukemia at just 56 years old, after he spent 38 years working on Pittsburgh, PA area golf courses and was responsible for keeping the golf courses green.
  • November 3, 2021 - Judge Richard Seeborg, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California approves investor Roundup lawsuit against Bayer.
  • November 1, 2021 - Vince Chhabria (District Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of California) MDL-2741 - Roundup Products Liability Litigation
  • October 6, 2021 - Jury Rejected Roundup Cancer Link in U.S. Trial - Bayer’s Monsanto won its first trial in a CA case focusing on a child whose non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma was blamed on the Roundup weedkiller.
  • September 22, 2021 - Donnetta Stephens v. Monsanto - Stephens lawyer spars with Roundup Monsanto scientist in CA Roundup trial
  • August 11, 2021 - Joint Case Management Statement Due - Roundup Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2741)
  • August 9, 2021 - Alberta Pilliod v. Monsanto Company (Defendant and Appellant.)
  • June 24, 2021 - Roundup (Bayer) to pay $10 billion to settle cancer lawsuit - Bayer is facing tens of thousands of claims linking Roundup weedkiller to cases of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Roundup weedkiller was designed with one, single purpose: killing weeds. This herbicide product was very effective at killing weeds, but contained a very harmful compound called glyphosate that has since been linked to certain forms of cancer. Long-term exposure to glyphosate by farmworkers, landscapers, groundskeepers, and others causes a heightened risk of several dangerous side-effects including pain, swelling, fever, and even several forms of blood cancers.


Quick Facts About the Roundup Lawsuit

  • Biggest Award: $289.2 million including $250 million in punitive damages for failing to warn consumers of dangers
  • Number of Cases: More than 43,000 claimants as of March 2020
  • Weedkiller Introduction Date: 1974
  • Intended Use: To kill unwanted plants that can ruin agricultural crops and home gardens
  • Side-Effects: Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – A blood cancer that originates in the lymphatic system
  • Bayer to rethink Roundup in U.S. residential market after judge nixes $2 billion settlement
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What You Need to Know

What Is The Roundup Case All About: Roundup weedkiller, containing the chemical compound glyphosate, has been sold by manufacturers Monsanto (Bayer) for over 35 years. In recent years a link has been found between glyphosate (the chemical compound found in Roundup) and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Those who were exposed to Roundup and have developed cancer are entitled to justice and compensation.

Who Was Impacted By Roundup?: Agricultural workers and gardeners who have developed Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after using Roundup to spray crops, plants and flowers, are entitled to fight back against this carcinogenic (cancer causing) product.

When Roundup Weedkiller Was Introduced: Monsanto, the makers of Roundup, introduced the weedkiller to the market in 1974. In 1999 they hired scientific experts to conduct an internal, secret safety review of the product. The scientists raised concerns and called for more testing but executives refused. Cancer sufferers who were exposed to Roundup are entitled to fight for justice against a company who hid the truth and only sought profits.

Why Roundup Is Dangerous: Roundup contains the toxic chemical compound glyphosate. A 2015 report by the WHO (World Health Organization) concluded that glyphosate is a ‘probable human carcinogen’, meaning that there is a strong link between exposure to glyphosate and humans developing cancer. Those who have been affected are entitled to seek justice and compensation. 

How To Fight Back Against Monsanto: To see if you or a loved one qualify to fight against the injustice of cancer due to Roundup exposure, start by taking a free evaluation to check eligibility for compensation.

The Roundup - Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Link

The main, or active, ingredient in Roundup weedkiller is glyphosate, a herbicide and crop desiccant discovered in 1970. Glyphosate-based products have been the world’s most popular types of weedkiller for decades, and Monsanto made a fortune selling Roundup since its introduction in 1974. However, a report by the IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) in 2015 classified glyphosate as a probable cause of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in humans.

Roundup Cancer History

Monsanto and, afterwards, Bayer, have disputed the claims that Roundup causes cancer. The companies point to other studies, including their own, that show different results to the IARC Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma conclusions. After listening to experts on the witness stand, several independent juries and judges have dismissed the claims from Roundup’s makers. We have already seen multi-million-dollar claims awarded in individual roundup cases, and Bayer was forced to put up $10.9 billion to settle some of the cancer lawsuits last summer.

Roundup Cancer Evidence

Most of the evidence that Roundup causes cancer in humans comes from the IARC/Word Health Organization study. Other studies back up the evidence provided by the IARC. For instance, CNN reported last year on a new study that cited a 41% increased risk of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when exposed to glyphosate. Bayer and Monsanto’s assertions that Roundup does not cause cancer have been backed by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). However, the EPA has been widely criticized for its stance, with some pointing to a “troubling” linkage between the EPA’s ruling and the Trump administration's pursuit of looser regulation across all facets of industry. While not certain, it is certainly possible that the EPA changes its stance when Joe Biden assumes the presidency in January.

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Roundup Linked to Cancer

Roundup cancer studies may differ in their results. But what cannot be refuted is that several venerable institutions, including the WHO, are concerned about the link between Roundup and cancer. Moreover, when faced with the evidence in courts across the United States, the juries and judges have largely come down on the side of claimants. More pertinently, however, the Roundup cancer trials have uncovered evidence that Monsanto executives knew that there was a possibility that its weedkiller was harmful and tried to hide that evidence from millions of loyal Roundup customers.

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Side Effects And Injuries

Due to the intense scrutiny of the Roundup cancer lawsuits, it may seem like there is only one glyphosate side effect worth talking about – cancer. However, exposure to Roundup can cause other problems too. And, it’s worth remembering that humans are not alone in having potential issues when exposed to glyphosate products.

Roundup and glyphosate (the active ingredient in weedkiller) are often spoken of interchangeably in the media, and that’s understandable given that the latter is the main ingredient in the former. Glyphosate is not the only ingredient in the product that is potentially dangerous, however. As pointed out by the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), there are other components in Roundup that can be even more toxic and can cause side effects in humans. NPIC lists the following potential Roundup side effects:

  • Eye and skin irritation 
  • Nose and throat irritation (after ingesting spray)
  • Increased saliva
  • Burns in nose and throat
  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea 
  • Death (after intentional ingestion)

What Is Glyphosate?

Glyphosate was discovered in 1970 by a chemist working for Monsanto, John E. Franz. Its weed-killing properties became apparent, and Monsanto got the product ready for market under the commercial name Roundup in 1974. Monsanto’s patent for glyphosate expired in 2000, and today many other glyphosate-based herbicide products exist around the world. Some estimates have claimed that glyphosate’s usage has increased by 100-fold globally since the late 1970s. 

But, as mentioned, glyphosate is only one of Roundup’s ingredients, albeit the main (active) one. Some Roundup products may contain POEA polyethoxylated tallow amine, which can also be dangerous when found in undiluted form. Campaigners have also called for companies like Bayer to provide more information on unlisted ingredients in herbicidal products.

Roundup Weedkiller Cancer

The concerns about Roundup will always come back to the link between weedkiller and cancer, namely Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This is a specific type of cancer that originates in the lymphatic system – a system of glands and vessels that permeate your body. Survival rates for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma will vary depending on the type of cancer and the stage of detection, but some estimates put it at 72%.

Common Symptoms of Cancer Caused by Roundup

Below we can list some of the symptoms of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), which is the type of cancer linked to Roundup. If you experience these symptoms regardless if you have been exposed to a glyphosate weedkiller in the past or not, we would urge you to consult a medical professional:

  • Persistent swollen glands or lymph nodes (cited as the main symptom of NHL)
  • Fluid acclamation and swelling, particularly in the abdomen (stomach). Face, arms, and neck
  • Sudden and dramatic weight loss
  • Abdominal pain 
  • Bone pain
  • Severe and chronic fatigue
  • Balance problems
  • Chest pain, persistent cough, shortness of breath
  • Appetite suppression – feeling full after a small meal
  • Blood in the feces, urine or vomit
  • Trouble urinating
  • Persistent fever (lasting over two weeks)
  • Persistent chills and sweating, especially night sweats (lasting over two weeks)
  • Headaches, seizures, or blurred or lost vision
  • Chronic itching
  • Numbness around the face
  • Mood swings and mental health changes

Why Is There No Roundup Recall?

Many people have been asking why Roundup hasn’t been recalled? This is due to a number of reasons. First, there is still an ongoing debate in the scientific community on whether Roundup causes cancer. Second, there is the decision by the EPA not to ban Roundup products. Both of those areas are fluid, and it is, therefore, possible that Roundup may be recalled in the future. Several countries, including, ironically, Bayer’s home country of Germany, have put plans in place to ban or gradually phase out Roundup and other glyphosate-based products.

History Of The Case

What Happened Exactly?

Although Roundup users are instructed to use protective equipment when applying the herbicide product, the company is alleged to have failed to adequately warn users about the risks of repeated exposure. Even protective equipment is not enough to prevent 100% of exposure to Roundup. It is also alleged that the company has gone on a longstanding misinformation campaign designed to hide the dangers of the product’s ingredients, even going as far as to sponsor scientific studies designed to disprove ample evidence that it does cause cancer and other side-effects. 

Moreover, the company has attempted to discredit any academic research and studies that highlight the links between its product and heightened risk of cancer and other harmful side-effects that impact user’s quality of life. Glyphosate, a main ingredient in Roundup, has even been qualified as “probably carcinogenic” by the World Health Organization (WHO). However, the EPA and other European regulators continue to approve its use.

How Many People Are Affected By This Dangerous Weedkiller?

The exact number of people who have used Roundup regularly over the last 45 years is not precisely known, however, it could number in the hundreds of thousands or even millions of people. Already, there are thousands of individuals fighting against Bayer for compensation, with cases currently pending against the company estimated to be over 43,000. 

Given the range of potential users who were exposed to the product and its main ingredient glyphosate, the number of possibly impacted people will likely continue to grow over the coming years. At present, anyone who has developed a form of cancer called Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since 1985 following prolonged Roundup use is eligible to begin pursuing justice against Bayer for their injuries, pain, and suffering.

How Have Affected Individuals Fought Back?

Impacted individuals have taken up legal action against Bayer, which now owns Monsanto which was responsible for designing, manufacturing, and distributing Roundup over the last 45 years. Despite a mountain of evidence documenting the harmful properties of glyphosate, a main ingredient in the herbicide, the company has gone on the attack, citing its own evidence, scientific studies it has financed, and the approvals received from major regulators across the globe. 

However, this has not been enough to prevent the tide from turning against the company for its wrongdoing. High profile legal cases and victories for victims have thrust the company back into the spotlight for its harmful actions. Now, individuals injured by Roundup can also explore their options for compensation by filling out a short evaluation and detailing their interactions with Roundup to determine eligibility.

What Has Been The Biggest Victory Against Roundup?

So far, the single biggest verdict against the Roundup has been recorded in San Francisco, California.  A former school groundskeeper named Dewayne Johnson was awarded $289.2 million by a jury after exposure to Roundup was considered responsible for causing his terminal Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer. 

This victory has encouraged thousands of former Roundup users, spouses and family members of deceased individuals, and more to come forward. With tens of thousands of cases pending against the company for its wrongdoing and failure to adequately warn about the dangers of its products, victims harmed by this long standing corporate coverup are banding together to pursue justice against Bayer.

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Bayer Monsanto Roundup Settlement News

Monsanto and subsequently Bayer have been involved in Roundup litigation cases and roundup settlements since 2015. The first Roundup lawsuits emerged soon after the IARC published its findings linking glyphosate to Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Since then, 1000s of lawsuits have been filed against Roundup’s manufacturers. There have been notable big case wins for individual lawsuits, such as the huge payments that were awarded to Dewayne Johnson in 2018 and Richard Gonzales in 2019. These men were awarded $289 and $80 million respectively, although we should make it clear that judges reduced the payouts after appeals from Monsanto (Johnson finally received $78 million, Gonzales $25 million).

It’s not altogether clear when the Roundup litigation will end. Bayer has tried to reach deals with claimants, including that massive $10.9 billion settlement. This is a record settlement figure in the history of Big Pharma litigation. At the time, Bayer executives called the settlement “the right action at the right time”. 

But it’s possible – indeed, it’s likely – that many more people will come forward with genuine claims for compensation after contracting cancer linked to Roundup. Bayer has threatened to put the Monsanto arm of its company into bankruptcy in an effort to contain the multi-billion-dollar litigation it faces. That hasn’t materialized, however, and as we look forward to 2021, Bayer faces further litigation for Roundup.

Get Legal Advice For Your Case

The Roundup lawsuit is one of the biggest cases of its kind in US legal history; certainly, in terms of the settlements that we have seen so far. Some of the country’s best lawyers have been taking on the might of Monsanto and Bayer in court – and winning deserved compensation for their clients. If you or a loved one have used Roundup products and subsequently contracted Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, you should speak with an experienced lawyer right away. Speaking with a Roundup cancer lawsuit law firm can help you become aware of your options for pursuing compensation and joining the Roundup lawsuits. 

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1000s of Roundup lawsuits have not yet been settled, and many more people are likely to come forward. If you are one of those who believe they have a case against Bayer, take our free evaluation test so we can help connect you with a Roundup lawsuit layer in your area. 

Statute Of Limitations

The statute of limitations on cases involving health problems varies by state, and it can range from anything from one to six years from the discovery of those issues. Moreover, the statute of limitations is different when pursuing claims for wrongful death, as some claimants might be doing in the Roundup cancer lawsuits. The best way to find out about the statute of limitations for Roundup cases in your state is to speak with an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. Once your case has been filed in court against Roundup’s manufacturers, the statute of limitations will no longer apply

Case News And Updates

Due to the 1000s of claimants, various lawsuits and billions of dollars at stake, there has been a lot of confusion and, indeed, misinformation around the Roundup lawsuits. Part of that is due to the fact that Bayer agreed the record-breaking $10.9 billion settlement in the summer of 2020. That has closed the issue, however, and there is still the possibility of further settlements and trials in 2021 and beyond. In short, Bayer has settled some of the cases, but many questions remain unanswered and many people who have got cancer after using Roundup have not yet received compensation.

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Roundup Cancer Lawsuit FAQs

What is the latest news on the roundup lawsuit?

The latest news is from October 6, 2021 - Jury Rejected Roundup Cancer Link in U.S. Trial - Bayer’s Monsanto won its first trial in a CA case focusing on a child whose non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma was blamed on the Roundup weedkiller.

When will the roundup lawsuit be settled?
Some Roundup lawsuit were settled starting June 2020 and many are being settled these days. On June 24, 2021 Roundup (Bayer) to pay $10 billion to settle cancer lawsuit.

What is Roundup?

Roundup is the trade name for a glyphosate-based herbicide (weedkiller) launched in 1974 by Monsanto. Roundup was a hugely successful product for Monsanto and one of the main reasons Monsanto was bought by German company Bayer for $66 billion in 2018.

Is Roundup safe to use or is it dangerous?

Studies by the WHO and other institutions have stated that the active ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, is a probable human carcinogen (cancer-causing agent).

Does Roundup Cause Cancer?

Monsanto, and now Bayer, have claimed otherwise, but some studies have shown a 41% increase in cancer risk after exposure to Roundup.

What kind of Cancer Does Roundup Cause?

Studies have shown that Roundup could cause an aggressive type of cancer of the lymphatic system called Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). Around 1 in 4 people will die after contracting NHL

Does Roundup Cause Prostate Cancer?

While most of the focus has gone on Roundup and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, some studies have highlighted an increase in prostate cancer within groups with higher than normal exposure to Roundup (glyphosate). Other studies have linked Roundup to breast cancer and brain cancer in children.

How Does Roundup Cause Cancer?

Despite the links between Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Roundup, scientists don’t know what causes this particular type of cancer. However, they do know that NHL is linked to certain risk factors that increase your chances of getting this terrible disease, and studies have shown that exposure to glyphosate might be one of those factors.

Is Roundup harmful to humans?

One of the key elements of the Roundup lawsuits is that executives sat on scientific evidence that it could be harmful to humans, including causing cancer. Even official advice on Roundup websites today call for users to wear special clothing, including protective glasses and masks. 

Is Roundup safe for dogs and other pets?

The National Pesticide Information Center clearly states that “pets may be at risk if they touch or eat plants that are still wet with spray from products containing glyphosate.” Roundup has also been found to be toxic to some fish and birds

Who makes Roundup and who owns it?

Roundup was created by Monsanto in 1974, but the company as bought by German company Bayer in 2018. Bayer makes Roundup today, and it has taken on the lawsuits that were originally filed against Monsanto. 

Why is Roundup still being sold?

Roundup is banned in several countries, but it is still being sold in the United States. Critics have slammed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for not banning Roundup. 

Will Bayer settle Roundup lawsuits?

The Monsanto acquisition has caused quite a headache for Bayer; not just in the United States, but with other cases across the world. Bayer has already agreed to pay $10.9 billion to settle some of the Roundup lawsuits, but it is possible the German company will have to pay more. 

Where is my Roundup settlement check?

In mid-2020, Bayer agreed to settle 1000s of cancer lawsuits, hoping that its $10.9 billion outlay would resolve the issue. As such, you may receive payment soon if you were part of that settlement. Bayer is still facing other cancer lawsuits, however, so we would urge you to take our free evaluation to see if you qualify for compensation from Bayer.  

Why is roundup still being sold?
Monsanto announced it will end the sales of its Roundup in the United States in 2023. Monsanto stated it will switch to a safer formulations because of any safety concerns.

Is Roundup dangerous and can Glyphosate herbicide harm your health?
IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) categorized Roundup (glyphosate) as a probable agent causing cancer for people. In addition, the EPA released a statement that if Roundup (glyphosate) is not being used according to directions it can causes cancer to people.

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