Roundup's active ingredient is glyphosate, which thousands of plaintiffs blame for causing them to develop cancer.
Kenneth Feinberg has been tapped to facilitate talks between the company's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives over the next two weeks.
The verdict represents the third time a California jury has decided in favor of consumers who claimed their cancer was caused by the glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer.
The verdict represents the second time a jury has decided in favor of a multimillion-dollar damage award after concluding that Roundup caused cancer.
Some farmers say they're buying a popular new soybean seed partly because they're afraid of crop damage from herbicide drift. A new lawsuit claims the seed maker is violating antitrust laws.
Bees exposed to a type of insecticides called neonicotinoids dramatically changed their behavior — becoming sluggish, antisocial and spending less time caring for the colony's young, researchers say.
The jury had awarded $250 million in punitive damages and $39.25 million in compensatory damages to a groundskeeper who contracted cancer after spraying a powerful version of the weedkiller Roundup.
Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin posit that glyphosate destroys specialized gut bacteria in bees, leaving them more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria.
Germany's Bayer announced in 2016 that it would be buying Monsanto for more than $60 billion. Now it confirms it will be dropping the Monsanto name, which has been made infamous by protesters.