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Monsanto Loses Bid To Lift Germany's Corn Ban

Law360 (May 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Agricultural giant Monsanto Co. has suffered a blow in its efforts to suspend a ban on a strain of its genetically engineered corn in Germany, with a German state court reportedly upholding the prohibition on the grounds that the product could pose a danger to the environment.

A court in Lueneburg, Germany, on Thursday let stand a lower court's May 4 rejection of Monsanto's petition for a suspension after finding that there was no evidence the German authorities had overstepped their powers in enacting the ban...
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