Use Roundup Weed Killer? You May Be Owed Money
Amid allegations that Monsanto failed to disclose the herbicide’s cancer risk clearly, the company has agreed to a $45 million settlement.
If you’ve purchased Roundup, HDX or Ace weed and grass killer in recent years, you might have some money coming to you. Agricultural giant Monsanto, which produces all three, has agreed to a $45 million settlement in response to a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of failing to warn customers that the glyphosate-based herbicides could potentially cause cancer or other adverse health effects.
The payout is unrelated to the tens of thousands of personal injury claims filed against Monsanto and its parent company, Bayer, by people diagnosed with cancer after using Roundup. The claimants in this suit alleged Monsanto was negligent in not warning them of the danger.
Read on to find out what the Roundup case is about, who