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EU Court of Justice dismisses activist lawsuit challenging Monsanto GMO soy approval

| September 13, 2019

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The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled on [September 12] that the authorization of genetically modified soy produced by former agrochemical corporation Monsanto was legal. An appeal is not possible.

The ruling follows appeals made by three German non-governmental organizations to a decision made by the EU Commission in 2012. The Commission said the genetically modified soybean has the same effect on human and animal health as non-genetically modified soy products.

Read full, original article: German groups lose GMO soybean battle to Monsanto at top European court

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