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August 12, 2019 - Business Insider

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer
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The German pharmaceuticals titan is currently inundated with lawsuits claiming Roundup, a weedkiller owned by its Monsanto subsidiary, causes cancer.

Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — is a carcinogen. The Environmental Protection Agency's new guidance is a reaction to California regulators, who have required product labels to warn glyphosate potentially causes cancer since 2017.

The company has proposed to pay as much as $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 US lawsuits tied to Roundup, Bloomberg reported last week.

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