Dog Food Co. Seeks $10M In Bayer GM Rice Suit

Law360, New York (September 26, 2011, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Bayer AG on Monday removed from state court to Missouri federal court a negligence suit brought by The Nutro Co. claiming that Bayer contaminated Nutro's pet food with genetically modified rice and cost the company $10 million.

The move comes a few months after Bayer agreed to pay $750 million to farmers whose crops were allegedly contaminated by the rice, taking away their ability to export to the European Union, which has strict regulations on genetically modified food.

Bayer said it was removing the suit to...
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