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[–]d3rr 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (2 children)

Yes! Maybe they'll stop spraying glyphosate on our wheat now too. If anyone has any links for the scientific evidence presented during the lawsuit I'd love to have a look.

Bayer (BAYGn.DE) shares plunged as much as 14 percent on Monday, losing about $14 billion in value

[–]i_cansmellthat 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

Found this, haven't read through it yet, but your comment made me want to see the science as well and this looks promising.

Texted a lawyer friend and he is going to look tomorrow if he has time but he doesn't expect much. Even though it's technically public record, there is so much data in trials that public databases are too expensive based on demand so it's just not out there. If any trade secrets are in there, they will be most likely redacted. Also, some material exchanged between the parties isn't entered into evidence unless it's actually used, and may have been exchanged on condition of confidentiality. I'll post here if we come across something.

[–]d3rr 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

Oh perfect, thanks man.

Edit: here's the plaintiff's opening presentation, it's pretty compelling. They reference at least 80 studies. https://www.baumhedlundlaw.com/pdf/monsanto-documents/johnson-trial/Johnson-Trial-Plaintiff-Opening-Presentation.pdf

And a collection of sketchy Monsanto internal emails: https://www.baumhedlundlaw.com/toxic-tort-law/monsanto-roundup-lawsuit/monsanto-secret-documents/

Round Up took this guy out in 3 years. We was perfectly healthy and even wore a chemical protective suit/long sleeves like the directions say to. I guess round up is glyphosate plus a surfactant that makes it go right through plants and your skin, which is what makes it really cancerous in this case.

[–]asg101 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

The verdict should be sending Monsanto execs to prison.

[–]magnora7[S] 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

Exactly. I don't know why rich people can always just pay a fine and hide behind a company name, then suddenly everything is OK.

No. These people need to go to prison. For a long time. This is "Crimes against humanity" level stuff.