Whippany (July 25, 2019) — The following is Bayer’s statement regarding a rulin...
August 15, 2019 – Monsanto filed a Notice of Appeal in the Hardeman glyphosate case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Read Monsanto’s Notice of Appeal here.
August 8, 2019 – The U.S. EPA issued direction to registrants of glyphosate to ensure clarity on labeling, provide accurate risk information to consumers and stop false labeling on products. “EPA will no longer approve product labels claiming glyphosate is known to cause cancer – a false claim that does not meet the labeling requirements of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).” Read EPA’s press release here, and what Congress and stakeholders are saying about EPA’s action here.
July 29, 2019 – Monsanto filed its combined reply brief and cross-respondent’s brief in the Johnson glyphosate case in the Court of Appeal of the State of California, First Appellate District, Division One. Read Monsanto’s Reply Brief and Cross-Respondent’s Brief here.
July 25, 2019 – Judge Winifred Smith in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Alameda issued a ruling on the post-trial motions in the Pilliod glyphosate case, reducing the punitive, non- economic, and future medical damages in the case. The court reduced the total award in the case from $2.055 billion to $86.7 million. Read the Court’s ruling here and Bayer’s statement here.
July 15, 2019 – Judge Vince Chhabria of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a ruling on the post-trial motions in the Hardeman glyphosate case, reducing the punitive damages to $20 million, which cuts the overall verdict from $80.267 million to $25.267 million. Read the Court’s ruling denying Monsanto’s motion for judgment and a new trial here, the Court’s ruling reducing damages here, and Bayer’s statement here.