Judge: No Clear, Convincing Evidence Bayer Violated Earlier Consent Decree

Mealey's (October 14, 2015, 11:13 AM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — The federal government did not present clear and convincing evidence that Bayer Corp. violated a 2007 consent decree through its marketing of Phillips Colon Health (PCH), a New Jersey federal judge said in a Sept. 24 opinion that was unsealed Oct. 5 (United State of America v. Bayer Corporation, No. 07-01, D. N.J.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 134321).

(Bayer opinion available. Document #28-151015-020Z.)

Judge Jose Linares had announced his decision on Sept. 24 but sealed his opinion pending any objections by the parties....
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