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FEATURING RONNIE CUMMINS – A major trial against pesticide and chemical manufacturer Monsanto has resulted in a historic $289 million settlement. The lawsuit in question was brought by a former groundskeeper in California named DeWayne Johnson who suffers from non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and blames his exposure to Monsanto’s Round-Up Ready for his condition. Bayer, which acquisitioned Monsanto for a whopping $62 billion saw its shares fall in the wake of the settlement. Monsanto is facing more than 5,000 such lawsuits around the US. The company has of course vowed to appeal the decision.

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Ronnie Cummins, international director of the Organic Consumers Association.

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