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Farmers and Seed Producers Launch Preemptive Strike against Monsanto

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#1 manzanita stark

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 07:07 PM

from Cornucopia News/Cornucopia.org:

March 30th, 2011 Lawsuit Filed To Protect Themselves from Unfair Patent Enforcement on Genetically Modified Seed
Action Would Prohibit Biotechnology Giant from Suing Organic Farmers and Seed Growers If Innocently Contaminated by Roundup Ready Genes
NEW York: On behalf of 60 family farmers, seed businesses and organic agricultural organizations, the Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT) filed suit today against Monsanto Company challenging the chemical giant

#2 seany

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 07:11 PM

I hope 100s of other farmers join this suit.

It's absolutely ridiculous that farmers can be sued over pollen blowing in the wind that transfers Monsanto's genes and contaminates their seed crops.