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Monsanto/Bayer Beg U.S. Supreme Court for Help

Multinational monster Monsanto/Bayer filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week, seeking a reversal of a lower court verdict that established Bayer liable for damages from the use of its weed killer Roundup, Beyond Pesticides reported.

After purchasing Roundup-maker Monsanto in 2018, Bayer has been mired in a deluge of court battles from thousands of injured customers throughout the country who assert that their use of the glyphosate-based herbicide resulted in their cancer diagnosis.

Bayer, for its part, has consistently lost these court cases. The company’s Supreme Court petition is now regarded as its best and last chance to avert responsibility for the ongoing harm to public health caused by its carcinogenic herbicide.

Read more: Bayer Files Petition with US Supreme Court over Roundup Cancer Case