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American multinational agricultural biotechnology, seed, and agrochemical company

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The Monsanto Company was an American agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation founded in 1901. In 2018, it was acquired by Bayer as part of its crop science division. It was headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Monsanto developed Roundup, a glyphosate-based herbicide, in the 1970s, and became a major producer of genetically engineered crops.

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Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in Monsanto's hometown

Bayer AG is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled..
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U.S. charges Chinese national with stealing trade secrets: Justice Department

A Chinese national who worked for Monsanto before it was purchased by Bayer AG was charged in St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday with stealing trade secrets for China, the U.S. Justice Department said.
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Chinese national indicted in U.S. on economic espionage charges: Justice Dept

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Former football player sues Roundup weedkiller maker

Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Merril Hoge is among the thousands of plaintiffs suing Roundup maker Monsanto alleging his exposure to its weed killer caused him to develop non-Hodgkins..
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Former NFLer Merril Hoge sues Roundup's Monsanto for his cancer

The former NFL-er has joined the long list of plaintiffs that blame weedkiller Roundup for cancer and other injuries
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