Judge Shoots Down Bayer's Appeal Bid In Rice Row

Law360, New York (August 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bayer CropScience AG has come up short in its bid to overturn a judge's refusal to dismiss a case over the alleged mishandling of genetically modified rice that contaminated the U.S. food supply.

On Wednesday,Judge Catherine Perry of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri shot down Bayer's request for an amendment to her earlier order rejecting Bayer's motion to dismiss. Bayer was trying to have that decision certified for appeal, but the judge said there were not sufficient grounds to proceed with...
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