Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million

A jury in the United States has found Monsanto liable in a law suit relating to a man who alleged some of the company’s products, including Roundup, caused his cancer.

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Monsanto has been ordered to pay nearly $300 million in a law suit in the US involving one of its products, the weedkiller Roundup. Image courtesy Sinochem Australia.

Last week the jury found Monsanto was liable in the case brought by school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson who has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Monsanto was recently acquired by Bayer AG for $62.