Kansas farmer sues Monsanto after GE wheat found in Oregon field

The following is an edited excerpt.

A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week’s discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon , claiming the company’s gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some international markets to suspend certain imports.

The federal civil lawsuit, filed Monday by Ernest Barnes , who farms 1,000 acres near Elkhart in southwest Kansas, seeks unspecified damages to be determined at trial.

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