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California court rejects Monsanto's appeal of glyphosate listing decision

A California state appeals court has upheld the state’s move to add glyphosate herbicide to its list of possible carcinogens.
United States Monsanto

US EPA sued for documents on agchem worker rules

Environmentalists and farmworker advocates are suing the US EPA to turn over records related to its decision to revise two pesticide worker protection rules.

United States Legal

Indian court rules against Monsanto's GM cotton patent

The Delhi High Court in India has ruled Monsanto’s patent on its genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cotton as “unpatentable” under the Indian Patents Act.
India Legal

US agchem registrants contest ESA assessment

A trio of agrochemical companies has asked a US federal court to vacate the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) analysis of the potential harm to endangered fish from legal uses of three organophosphate insecticides. 
United States Legal

Judge rebukes US EPA for delaying agchem rule

A judge ruled last week that the Trump administration had violated federal law when it delayed implementation of the US EPA's pesticide applicator rule.
United States EPA

DowDuPont keen to contest US chlorpyrifos challenge

DowDuPont’s Dow AgroSciences business has asked a US court to allow it to intervene in litigation challenging the Trump administration's decision not to ban the insecticide, chlorpyrifos.

EPA DowDuPont

Syngenta ready to pay $1.5 billion to settle US GM maize lawsuits

Syngenta has agreed to pay $1,510 million to settle thousands of US lawsuits related to the company's introduction of its genetically modified insect-resistant Agrisure Viptera (MIR162) and Agrisure Duracade (5307) maize traits.
United States Syngenta

Calyxt complains over Bayer licensing deal

French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), has filed a complaint against Bayer’s Crop Science division over the alleged violation of a licensing agreement.
Legal Bayer Crop Science

US state of Ohio sues Monsanto for PCB contamination

The US state of Ohio has sued Monsanto for environmental damage from a toxic chemical the company had manufactured and sold for more than four decades.
United States Monsanto

US court ready to wade into glyphosate debate

A US federal judge in California is set this week to consider scientific evidence about the potential carcinogenicity of the herbicide, glyphosate, and assess the merits of hundreds of lawsuits brought by cancer victims against Monsanto.

United States Monsanto

Court upholds US state of Arkansas' dicamba ban

A court in the US state of Arkansas has dismissed Monsanto's challenge of a state prohibition on the spraying of dicamba herbicide between April 16th and October 31st.
United States Monsanto

Bayer challenges Russian FAS in court

Bayer has filed a lawsuit against the Russian Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) over its investigation of Bayer’s planned takeover of Monsanto.

Russian Federation FAS
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