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Bayer reaches over $10 billion settlement in Roundup cancer lawsuits

By 06/29/2020 No Comments
As of April, pharmaceutical company Bayer has been sued by 52,500 U.S. plaintiffs who blame glyphosate-based weedkillers like Roundup for their cancer. Bayer will be paying around $9.6 billion to settle existing lawsuits and another $1.25 billion to cover potential litigation in the future. The settlement does not contain any admission of wrongdoing or liability, but the number of lawsuits show a growing concern over the risks to people applying glyphosate-based weedkillers.Read more about it here.