Ark. Farmers Blast Liechtenstein Rice Co. Over Grain Quality

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 7:15 PM EDT) -- A rice supplier owned by the royal family of Liechtenstein has been accused by a group of American farmers of knowingly pushing faulty rice seeds that yield deformed grains, don't withstand milling, and occasionally fail during planting.

A collection of 32 farmers on Monday joined a lawsuit in Arkansas’ Greene County Circuit Court brought against Texas-based RiceTec Inc. by a farmer who claims he was financially harmed after being misled into buying shoddy seed that produces grains with thinner husks that are prone to chipping and pitting during...
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