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August 14, 2018

Roundup weed killer manufacturer Monsanto to appeal California Court cancer ruling

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The manufacturer of one of world’s leading weed killers has confirmed they are to appeal a ruling by a California Court.

It is understood the company Monsanto, who manufacture the Roundup weed killer product will appeal a ruling that will see them paying $290 million (€253m) to a man who was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

The company’s decision comes after a court found that they failed to warn groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson that their product causes cancer.

However despite the ruling, Monsanto say their product does not cause cancer.

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