- MSN News, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:43 PM
A jury found Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer to be a "substantial factor" in causing a man's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, allowing the trial to proceed into a second phase on liability and damages.
“The jury in San Francisco federal court in a unanimous ruling found Roundup, one of the world's most widely used weed killers, to be responsible for the cancer of California resident Edwin
Hardeman,” reports MSN. “It was not yet a finding of liability against Bayer, however.” Bayer acquired Monsanto, which makes Roundup. Bayer says decades of studies and regulatory
evaluations, primarily of real-world human exposure data, have shown the weed killer to be safe for human use.
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