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Syngenta Corn Litigation Archives

Syngenta Litigation Update: The Case has a Pending Settlement

The Syngenta MIR 162 Corn Litigation has a pending settlement. The settlement, which must be approved by the court, will establish a fund for the submission of claims by eligible claimants who contracted to price corn or corn byproducts after September 15, 2013.

Syngenta Ordered to Pay $217.7 Million to Kansas Farmers in GMO Corn Case

A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Syngenta to pay $217.7 million to more than 7,000 Kansas farmers over its decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved importing it. Click here for more information.

Syngenta Corn Litigation Update: First Bellwether Trial Began Monday, April 24, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN

The first trial in the of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta began on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN. The lawsuit seeks to hold Syngenta accountable for its decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China approved it for imports. For more information about the trial and the case, click here.

Grain Shipper Files for Bankruptcy, Citing Biotech-Corn Battle

The Wall Street Journal has a story about an Illinois grain-shipping company that was forced to declare bankruptcy due to China's rejection of a genetically modified corn strain manufactured by Syngenta. The Journal story can be read here. Please see our Syngenta page for more information about the Syngenta corn litigation.

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