Scientists Return to Court to Explain Roundup Cancer Link

Share This Item April 6, 2018 – San Francisco, California – Dr. Beate Ritz and Dr. Christopher Portier, two experts testifying on behalf of the plaintiffs in the Monsanto Roundup litigation, were called back to court this week to defend their assessments that Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria asked both scientists to return to San Francisco to provide further testimony weeks after they and other scientists testified on the alleged link between Roundup and NHL in what is formally known as a Daubert hearing, an evaluation to determine the admissibility of testimony from expert witnesses. During the week of March 5, 2018, the legal teams for the plaintiffs and for Monsanto presented their experts to educate the court on the science behind both sides of the Roundup cancer connection, in what was dubbed ‘Science Week’. Judge Chhabria, who…

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