Roundup Garden Weeds Weed and Grass Killer Products
March 2020: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement, which would provide class members with cash awards in an amount that depends on the number of claims filed and the product(s) purchased. In addition, the company agreed to replace representations that glyphosate “targets an enzyme found in plants but not in people or pets” from the label with statements that “Glyphosate works by targeting an enzyme that is essential for plant growth.”
February 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Monsanto Company and Scotts Miracle-Gro Products for allegedly misleadingly marketing that an active ingredient (glyphosate) in Roundup products – including Garden Weeds Weed & Grass Killer – targets an enzyme that is not found in people or pets when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredient targets an enzyme in humans and other mammals that is critical to their health. (Jones et al v. Monsanto Company and Scotts Miracle-Gro Products, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-102, W.D. Mo.)
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