September 13, 2011

Settlement for GM rice nears October 10, sign up deadline

In July it was announced that US$750 million (€551.876 million) settlement had been agreed to compensate farmers for losses associated with the 2006 Bayer-owned GM traits in exported US rice. October 10 is the deadline for farmers and landlords to sign up for the settlement. “No farmer is required to participate in the settlement, it’s certainly voluntary,” said St. Louis-based attorney Don Downing. However, “any farmer who wants to participate needs to sign up in the next couple of weeks, if not immediately.” Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers

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