Monsanto wins defense against organic farmers’ lawsuit over seed contamination

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Monsanto Co. on Monday won another round in a legal battle with U.S. organic growers as an appeals court threw out the growers’ efforts to stop the company from suing farmers if traces of its patented biotech genes are found in crops.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a previous ruling that found organic growers had no reason to try to block Monsanto from suing them as the company had pledged it would not take them to court if biotech crops accidentally mix in with organics.

Read the full story here: Monsanto Wins Lawsuit Filed By U.S. Organic Farmers Worried About Seed Contamination

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