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Bayer closes Missouri, NJ campuses due to virus concerns

The German agribusiness giant Bayer AG has temporarily closed two locations in Missouri and two in New Jersey due to concerns that an employee may have contracted the new coronavirus. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Bayer learned Sunday an employee ...

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Missouri farm awarded $265M in suit against BASF and Bayer

A jury on Saturday awarded $265 million in punitive damages to a southeastern Missouri peach farmer who argued that weedkiller dicamba that had drifted onto his orchards from other farms had severely damaged his trees — an award that could ...

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Missouri farm awarded $265M in suit against BASF and Bayer

A jury on Saturday awarded $265 million in punitive damages to a southeastern Missouri peach farmer who argued that weedkiller dicamba that had drifted onto his orchards from other farms had severely damaged his trees — an award that could ...

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‘A never-ending paper chase’

Any way you look at it, Bayer has handed over a lot of documents to plaintiffs as the parties prepare for multiple Yaz and Yasmin birth control trials — and they expect to turn over up to 30 million more, the lawyers said in a motion seeking a protective order to bar more “overly burdensome discovery requests.” Pictured here, an employee examines Yaz birth control pills in Bayer's factory in Berlin.

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Bayer modified rice trial jury told of crop mystery

A Bayer CropScience executive who oversaw tests of genetically modified rice told jurors about the discovery of one variety of the grain where another was thought to have been planted five years before it was learned that U.S. crops had ...

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Trial starts over claims of contaminated rice

Bayer CropScience is responsible for financial damage sustained by Missouri farmers when their rice crops were contaminated by genetically modified seed, a federal court jury in St. Louis was told by the growers’ lawyer. “Bayer was supposed to be careful,” ...

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