Tag: Roundup Ready

In Oregon, The GMO Wheat Mystery Deepens

In Oregon, The GMO Wheat Mystery Deepens

| July 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

Government investigators are trying to solve an agricultural whodunit: How did genetically engineered wheat that was never approved for sale end up in a farmer’s field in Oregon? Some are raising the possibility of sabotage; others suspect simple human error.

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Court To Monsanto: You Said You Won’t Sue, So You Can’t

Court To Monsanto: You Said You Won’t Sue, So You Can’t

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Monsanto has said that it won’t sue anyone for accidentally growing trace amounts of its patented crops. Now, that promise is legally binding, a federal appeals court says.

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For Supreme Court, Monsanto’s Win Was More About Patents Than Seeds

For Supreme Court, Monsanto’s Win Was More About Patents Than Seeds

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The high court ruled unanimously that when farmers use patented seed for more than one planting in violation of their licensing agreements, they are liable for damages.

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Farmer’s Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court

Farmer’s Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

On its surface, the case is about whether farmers can use seeds derived from patented crops. But the bigger question is, how much control does a company have over its patented products once they’re in the hands of consumers?

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Monsanto Lawyer Suggests New Standard For Suing Farmers

Monsanto Lawyer Suggests New Standard For Suing Farmers

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many farmers are worried that the biotech giant will sue them if a patented gene gets accidentally incorporated into their crops. But in a departure, one Monsanto lawyer says that only farmers that specifically take advantage of the company’s technology would face a lawsuit.

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KQED’s Forum: Prop. 37: The Food Fight over GMO Labeling

KQED’s Forum: Prop. 37: The Food Fight over GMO Labeling

| October 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Should California require labeling of genetically modified foods? That’s the goal of Proposition 37 on the November state ballot. Supporters say GMO labeling will provide California consumers with valuable information, while detractors claim it will simply add unnecessary confusion and cost to the food system.

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