October 30, 2017 / 9:40 PM / a year ago

Plaintiffs hit back at Monsanto in Roundup weedkiller MDL

Plaintiffs in the multidistrict litigation over Monsanto Co’s herbicide Roundup on Friday said there was overwhelming evidence of the weed killer causing a certain type of cancer, urging a federal judge to deny the firm’s request for summary judgment.

The more than 270 people who allege Roundup has caused them or their relatives to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma told Judge Vince Chhabria of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that the issue of general causation was for a jury to decide.

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