December 7, 2018

Monsanto MDL judge mulls banning evidence on glyphosate agency findings in trials

The federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation against Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit’s glyphosate-containing weedkiller Roundup allegedly causing cancer is considering excluding any regulatory assessments on glyphosate’s safety in a first phase of an upcoming test trial.

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco during a hearing on Wednesday said he was considering bifurcating trials, with the initial phase focusing solely on the question of whether glyphosate was able to cause cancer in the plaintiff.

Read the source article in Reuters.



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