Keyword: California

French minister hails Monsanto verdict, slams political 'indifference'

French environment minister Nicolas Hulot has applauded a Californian court judgment which found agrochemical giant Monsanto did not warn of the serious health risks of using its herbicide Roundup, ordering it to pay nearly $290 million to a school groundskeeper who developed terminal cancer after using the product, adding that he hoped the ruling 'corrects the indifference of politicians' over the dangers of the weedkiller's key compound glyphosate. 

Paris court rules against Facebook in row over picture of female nude

Court rules that account user who posted image of Gustave Courbet's Origin of the World can sue Facebook in France for removing it against his will.

California’s Foie Gras Ban Prompts French Call for Retaliation

A politician in southern France is urging the nation’s restaurants to stop serving California wines in response to the U.S. state’s ban on foie gras.