Syngenta GMO Corn Class Actions Combined In Kansas
Law360, New York (December 12, 2014, 2:47 PM EST) -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Thursday agreed to consolidate in Kansas multiple class actions and lawsuits filed by corn farmers, grain exporters and others who accuse Syngenta Corp. of “tainting” the U.S. corn supply with genetically modified seed before China gave import approval.
The JPML centralized approximately 177 suits over Syngenta’s decision to commercialize corn seeds with a genetically modified trait, known as “MIR162,” that gives the plants increased resistance to certain insects. The U.S. Department of Agriculture authorized the introduction of the trait in April 2010, by which time the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Food...
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