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Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit alleging weedkiller Roundup responsible for defendant’s cancer

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5/16/19: Bayer on Monday was ordered by a Northern California jury to pay over $2 billion to an elderly couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using the company’s glyphosate-based pesticide Roundup. Bayer is planning on appealing the lawsuit and claims the court’s ruling contradicts the Environmental Protection Agency’s finding that there are “no risks to public health from the current registered uses of glyphosate.”

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