GM rice causes a stir

Robinson, Simon
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the lawsuit filed against Bayer CropScience Co. by U.S. farmers for allegedly contaminating their crops with genetically modified rice. The Department of Agriculture is conducting an investigation after being notified by Bayer CropScience that the company had detected traces of LL RICE 601 in samples of commercial long grain rice. Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll filed the claim on behalf of farmers who say they are losing business because of restrictions placed by Japan and the European Union on U.S. rice imports.


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