Producers Points Finger At Bayer In Tainted Rice MDL

Law360, New York (August 27, 2009, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Caught in the crossfire of the multidistrict litigation over genetically modified rice, Producers Rice Mill Inc. is arguing that it should not be held liable and that Bayer CropScience AG is the party truly responsible for the contamination.

On Wednesday, Producers, which is among the defendants named in a suit brought by Riviana Foods Inc., filed a second amended cross-claim against Bayer AG, Bayer Cropscience AG, Bayer Corp., Bayer CropScience LP, and Bayer Bioscience in addition to shooting off its own third-party complaint against Bayer CropScience...
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