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Monsanto Wins Suit Keeping Glyphosate Off Calif. Cancer List

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Monsanto Wins Suit Keeping Glyphosate Off Calif. Cancer List

Law360 (June 22, 2020, 8:13 PM EDT) — A California federal judge on Monday granted Monsanto and several farming associations a win in their lawsuit challenging a Golden State agency’s decision to include the herbicide glyphosate — found in Roundup — on a list of known carcinogens, finding there isn’t enough evidence to show the chemical causes cancer.

In a 34-page order, U.S. District Judge William B. Shubb granted the Bayer AG subsidiary and the farming associations summary judgment and denied a dueling summary judgment bid by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

Judge Shubb concluded that listing glyphosate as a known carcinogen and requiring companies to label glyphosate-based products as…

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