The case failed in court and trial lawyer advocates like US Right To Know will now be scrambling to do damage control for their clients.
San Francisco is the ideal place to file these lawsuits. They tried to ban Happy Meals and golf. Marin County next door had some schools with MMR vaccination rates so low (under 30%) the state had to pass a law banning arbitrary exemptions for children. An earlier case against the weedkiller won there, before being hammered on appeal. In appeals court, science matters. In jury trials, emotion does. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, only works on a pathway that humans don't have. It only exists in plants. A gigantic study of actual farmworkers who use pesticides each day showed no differences in cancer.
The science was enough for a Los Angeles jury.
- Appellate Court On Glyphosate Trial- Plaintiff’s Conduct 'Was Clearly Improper'
- Another California Jury Says Glyphosate Might Have Caused Cancer, And That's Worth $2 Billion
- Monsanto Gets 5th Victory Over Predatory Lawyers In Roundup Case
- Organic Activists, Anti-Vaxxers, And Scientologists Claim We're A Corporate 'Front' Group. Their Disinformation Exposed
- Glyphosate Lawsuits: From $2 Billion To $25 Million On Their Way To $0