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Supreme Court has Rejected Bayer's Appeal on Roundup

The Supreme Court has rejected Bayer's appeal to shut down thousands of lawsuits claiming that Roundup causes cancer. The Supreme Court on Tuesday left in place a $25 million judgment in favor of a California man. The high court’s action comes amid a series of court fights over Roundup that have pointed in different directions.
A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an EPA finding from 2020 that glyphosate does not pose a serious health risk and is “not likely” to cause cancer in humans. The appellate court ordered the EPA to reexamine its finding.
At the same time, Bayer has won four consecutive trials in state court against people who claimed they got cancer from their use of Roundup. The latest verdict in favor of Bayer came last week in Oregon. Bayer had argued that federal regulators have repeatedly determined its products are safe and that lawsuits based on claims under state laws should be dismissed.
IFCA will keep watching what the Supreme Court does regarding Roundup and any other pesticides. If you would like more information on this case please click here.