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Roundup $39.5 Million Consumer Deal Gets Final OK (Correct)

May 14, 2021, 5:24 PM; Updated: May 17, 2021, 5:44 PM

A $39.5 million nationwide Roundup class settlement resolving allegations that Bayer AG unit Monsanto deceived consumers about the weed killer’s health risks won final approval by a federal court in Missouri.

The deal, approved Thursday by Judge Beth Phillips of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, entitles claimants to recover 50% of the average retail amount paid for Roundup and includes potential label changes.

It also includes a large cy pres award: $14.4 million to the National Consumer Law Center, the National Advertising Division of BBB National Programs, and the Center for Consumer Law & Economic ...

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