Monsanto: Woman’s Claim That Herbicide Caused Cancer Should Be Dismissed

Mealey's (April 13, 2016, 2:10 PM EDT) -- HONOLULU — Monsanto Co. on April 11 filed a brief in federal court in Hawaii, arguing that the personal injury lawsuit filed against it by a woman who contends that she contracted cancer after using the company’s herbicide on her coffee farm should be dismissed because the statute of limitations has run on her claim (Christine Sheppard, et al. v. Monsanto Company, No. 16-43, D. Hawaii).

(Monsanto brief available. Document #15-160419-004B.)

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Christine and Kenneth Sheppard owned and operated a coffee farm in Hawaii until 2004....
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