Tag: Monsanto

Monsanto Settles False Labeling Class Action for $21.5 Million

June 4, 2018 by

On May 25, a federal court in Missouri approved a $21.5 million settlement between Monsanto and a class of consumers who alleged the agrochemical giant used misleading labeling on its Roundup weed killer. The complaint stated that Monsanto misled consumers about how much Roundup could be made from bottles of concentrate. The concentrate labels say the formula

Monsanto’s Roundup connected to gluten intolerance

March 31, 2014 by

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup® herbicide, was reported to be “the most important causal factor” in the worldwide increase of gluten intolerance and celiac disease, according to a paper written by MIT scientist Stephanie Seneff and Dr. Anthony Samsel and published by the Journal of Interdisciplinary Toxicology.

Judge dismisses farmers’ class action against Monsanto

March 9, 2012 by

A federal class action lawsuit brought last year by a consortium of farmers against the agricultural and chemical company Monsanto was dismissed on February 27, 2012 by federal district court judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in New York. The plaintiffs, none of whom use Monsanto’s products, are seeking to have the company’s agricultural patents invalidated.  They