Round Up Found Responsible For Cancer By 2nd Jury

Written by on March 20, 2019

Round Up has lost another court case.

A federal court  jury in San Francisco unanimously agreed yesterday that Roundup caused a man’s cancer.

This … according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Five days of deliberations led to a unanimous conclusion that  the glyphosate-based herbicide was a “substantial factor” in causing non-Hodgkins lymphoma in Edwin Hardeman, a 70-year-old Sonoma County man.

This was the second time that a U S jury found a connection between the herbicide’s key ingredient, glyphosate, and the disease.

In the first  case, jurors awarded the plaintiff $289 million.

But the judge later slashed the damages payout to $78 million.

The German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer sells RoundUp.

In a statement Tuesday, the company said it is disappointed with the jury’s decision “but we continue to believe firmly that the science confirms glyphosate-based herbicides do not cause cancer.”

More than 750 cases Roundup cases against Bayer have been consolidated in San Francisco’s federal court.

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