Monsanto Found Guilty of Chemically Poisoning Man By French Court

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A farmer who says he suffered neurological damage after inhaling Monsanto’s Lasso weedkiller has won his case against the U.S. biotech company.  Monsanto has been found guilty by a French Court, which decided to uphold a 2012 ruling on the subject.

According to Reuters:

The decision by an appeal court in Lyon, southeast France, confirmed the initial judgment, the first such case heard in court in France, that ruled Monsanto was “responsible” for the intoxication and ordered the company to “fully compensate” grain grower Paul Francois.

Monsanto’s lawyer said the company would now bring the decision before France’s highest appeal court.