Mediator denies Bayer is to pay out $8bn for Roundup claims

Organisation: Position: Deadline Date: Location:

Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8bn to settle all US claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg is quoted in Reuters Health as saying. “Such a statement is pure fiction,” Feinberg said. “Compensation has not even been discussed in the global mediation discussions.”

Bayer acquired Roundup and other glyphosate-based weedkillers through its $63bn takeover of Monsanto last year. The report says it has faced a wide array of litigation over Roundup’s alleged cancer risks.

Bloomberg had made the settlement claim.

Reuters Health report

Receive Medical Brief's free weekly e-newsletter



Related Posts

Thank you for subscribing to MedicalBrief


MedicalBrief is Africa’s premier medical news and research weekly newsletter. MedicalBrief is published every Thursday and delivered free of charge by email to over 33 000 health professionals.

Please consider completing the form below. The information you supply is optional and will only be used to compile a demographic profile of our subscribers. Your personal details will never be shared with a third party.


Thank you for taking the time to complete the form.