Bayer wins yet another US glyphosate process

KANSAS CITY / LEVERKUSEN Bayer pharmaceutical and agrochemical group won another lawsuit in the US over alleged cancer risk of herbicidal glyphosate. A jury in a Kansas City, Missouri court ruled on Thursday in favor of Dax (local time) and ruled that the herbicide was not responsible for plaintiff Allan Shelton’s illness. Bayer welcomed this, … Read more

Economics: ROUNDUP 2 / Federal Constitutional Court: Nursing vaccinations are legal

KARLSRUHE / BERLIN The compulsory corona vaccination of nursing and medical personnel is legal. The Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe has dismissed a constitutional complaint against so-called facility-related compulsory vaccination. Politicians such as Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) welcomed the decision on Thursday. Patient advocates, however, expressed doubts as to whether a requirement for … Read more

Criticism of the bill on whistleblower protection

The “Die Familienunternehmer” association spoke of the “past suffering” of German lawmakers “almost compulsively falling into over-legislation”. The ministry received a total of 45 statements from specialist groups and associations. Thanks to the Whistleblower Protection Act, employees or officials are to be comprehensively protected against retaliation in the form of dismissal or a warning if … Read more