Date: 10-Aug-2019

Canada makes drug price crackdown official over industry opposition

Frankfurt am Main: Kenneth Feinberg, the court-appointed mediator between chemical and pharma giant Bayer and thousands of plaintiffs claiming the herbicide glyphosate gave them cancer, on Friday denied reports the company had made an $8 billion settlement offer. "Bayer has not suggested that it should pay $8 billion to settle all US Roundup cancer cases," Feinberg told German business newspaper Handelsblatt. "Such a claim is a total fiction." he added.