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Bayer, BASF must defend against dicamba herbicide drift lawsuit in Missouri state court

| | October 18, 2019

Monsanto Co. and BASF Corp. must defend in state court allegations that dicamba herbicides drifted onto a Tennessee tobacco farm, causing damage to crops, the Eastern District of Missouri said.

There’s no federal question [of] jurisdiction because plaintiff Tandy Ray King doesn’t assert that the defendants violated any federal law, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri said ….

The complaint alleges that Monsanto and BASF sold formulations of dicamba as part of a scheme to force farmers to defensively plant dicamba-resistant crops.

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