Monsanto will pay $10 million to settle two federal pesticide-related violations in Hawaii. Monsanto, which is now part of Bayer, reportedly had workers enter research plots during a required restricted entry time period. A similar case happened in 2014 that was subject to a 2019 deferred prosecution agreement. The company will pay a $6 million criminal fine and make $4 million in payments to four Hawaiian community groups. This settlement is subject to court approval.
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