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FFS 035 - Monsanto on Trial

Monsanto has been found guilty in the world’s first-ever court case over claims its Roundup herbicide causes cancer. It faces thousands of similar lawsuits. Is this Monsanto’s (Bayer AG) tobacco moment?

Veteran investigative journalist Carey Gillam walks us through, step-by-step, the Monsanto trial that shocked the world.

We cover:

  • Who Dewayne “Lee” Johnson is and why he sued Monsanto

  • What happened during the trial: the jury selection, the plaintiff and defendant’s arguments, the jury’s verdict

  • What’s next: the implications, the appeals, and other trials


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