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Last week, a farmer in Oregon claimed that he found genetically modified wheat in his field that wasn’t supposed to be there. (Biotech wheat is not currently commercialized in the United States.) That has set off two stampedes: The media has stampeded into the arms of the anti-scientific anti-biotechnology community while trial lawyers have stampeded to the nation’s courthouses to file multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuits against seed developers.
But before the ladies and gentlemen of the jury make their verdict, perhaps the world should figure out how exactly the seeds got into the field.
Read the full story here: Trial Lawyers Seize GMO (Genetically Modified Opportunity)