An Alameda County Superior Court judge has slashed a $2 billion verdict against Monsanto Co. to $86.7 million in a case brought by a couple who claim the company’s RoundUp herbicide contributed to their cancer.

Judge Winifred Smith reduced the punitive, noneconomic and future medical damages in the case brought by Alva and Alberta Pilliod, who allege RoundUp led to their non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnoses.

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