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Bayer Agrees to Pay Consumers Up to $45 Million Over Roundup (1)

Jan. 21, 2022, 6:08 PMUpdated: Jan. 21, 2022, 10:02 PM

Bayer AG has agreed to spend between $23 million and $45 million to settle class claims that Roundup weedkiller purchasers overpaid because the product lacked cancer warnings, and the deal merits preliminary approval, consumers told a federal court in California.

The final amount of the settlement will depend on the claims submitted, Scott Gilmore and other would-be class representatives said Thursday in their filing in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The court oversees consolidated federal litigation over Roundup, including personal injury suits.

Bayer believes “the resolution is fair to all parties and warrants approval,” it ...