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Bayer: German multinational pharmaceutical, chemical, and agricultural biotechnology company
Bayer AG is a German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Headquartered in Leverkusen, Bayer's areas of business include human and veterinary pharmaceuticals; consumer healthcare products; agricultural chemicals, seeds and biotechnology products. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index. Werner Baumann has been CEO since 2016.


Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits?

Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions..
Reuters - Published

Bayer said to offer $8 billion to settle glyphosate lawsuits

But lawyers for the consumers who claim Roundup caused their cancers are said to want $10 billion, report says
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Videos for Bayer

Trump Vetos Warning Labels For Roundup [Video]Trump Vetos Warning Labels For Roundup

The Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate is a carcinogen. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller. The EPA said it was irresponsible to put..

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Bayer proposes $8B payout for Roundup cancer lawsuits [Video]Bayer proposes $8B payout for Roundup cancer lawsuits

Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on Friday on a report that the German company has proposed to pay up to $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 U.S. lawsuits related to its weedkiller Roundup. Havovi..

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German chemical deal lifts European shares, FTSE lags [Video]German chemical deal lifts European shares, FTSE lags

Europe's shares rose on Wednesday after three days of falls, as deal-making in the chemical sector helped offset losses from mining majors and banks. But amid lingering trade worries German industrial..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

European shares hit by Bayer, Lufthansa; FTSE shines on BP, sterling slump [Video]European shares hit by Bayer, Lufthansa; FTSE shines on BP, sterling slump

European shares slipped on Tuesday as grim forecasts from German giants Bayer and Lufthansa soured sentiment, while a battered pound and BP helped London's blue-chip index outperform for a second day...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Earnings: Vodafone jumps, Nestle sweetens, Renault in reverse [Video]Earnings: Vodafone jumps, Nestle sweetens, Renault in reverse

Vodafone jumps nearly 8% on plans to fold mobile mast operations into a new company, and Nestle posts its fastest sales growth in three years. But in a mixed set of earnings news on Friday, Renault cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published


In Roundup case, U.S. judge cuts $2 billion verdict against Bayer to $86 million

A California judge on Thursday reduced a $2 billion jury verdict, slashing the award for a couple who blamed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup for their cancer to $86.7 million.
Reuters - Published

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

Bayer AG , facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has..
Reuters - Published

Bayer, owner of Roundup, to invest $5.6 billion in new weed-killing methods

The German company is fighting legal battles over claims that glyphosate, a Roundup ingredient, causes cancer
CBS News - Published

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination

Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water.
Reuters - Published

Monsanto kept "watch lists" on pesticide friends and foes in EU

Bayer, German group that acquired U.S. agro-business giant last year, confirms dubious practice as it also grapples with health-related lawsuits
CBS News - Published

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial

Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.
Reuters - Published

California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial

A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against..
Reuters - Published

EPA says Roundup weed killer is safe, in a win for Bayer

U.S. regulator see "no risks to public health" if Roundup is used properly -- environmentalists strongly disagree
CBS News - Published

Macron's party rules out joining EU centrist group after Le Pen accusations

French President Emmanuel Macron's party will not join the pan-European ALDE group, his EU election campaign chief said on Tuesday, after it emerged the centrist alliance had received funding from the..
Reuters - Published

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