US chemical giant Monsanto asked to pay $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims

May 14, 2019, 02.45 PM(IST)
A US court has awarded $2 billion on Monday to an elderly couple that developed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after years of using Monsanto's popular weed killer Roundup, delivering a major blow to the agrochemical giant. This is the largest verdict against the company over Roundup.