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Bayer faces expensive lawsuit in Brazil as more farmers challenge firm's GMO soy patent

Bayer faces expensive lawsuit in Brazil as more farmers challenge firm’s GMO soy patent

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Germany’s Bayer AG, which completed the takeover of U.S.-based Monsanto [in 2018], has been dealt a legal blow in Brazil ...
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Brazilian farmers sue Bayer to reclaim $151 million in royalties on GMO cotton

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Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on [July 11] sued Bayer AG, seeking to cancel the chemical ...
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Following US and Argentina, Brazil approves drought-tolerant, herbicide-resistant soybean

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Brazil’s bio-security agency CTNBio has approved a new soybean seed that combines technologies to make it resistant to drought and ...
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Brazilian judge overturns glyphosate ban, citing ‘serious impacts’ to nation’s economy

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A Brazilian court on [September 3rd] overturned an injunction banning products containing the popular weed-killer glyphosate, knocking down a previous ...
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Brazil’s public health agency will appeal judge’s nationwide suspension of glyphosate

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Brazil-based agrochemical companies plan to appeal a ruling suspending the use of best-selling weed killer glyphosate .... an industry spokeswoman ...
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Monsanto goes to court after Brazilian regulators say GMO soybean patent should be voided

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Monsanto Co has two months to present a defense of its patent on genetically modified soybeans in Brazil, a lawyer ...
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Brazil farmers group asks court to cancel Monsanto GMO soybean seed patent

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Soybean growers in Mato Grosso, Brazil’s largest producing state, have asked a court to cancel Monsanto’s Intacta RR2 PRO patent ...

Brazil regulator says Bayer’s takeover of Monsanto could be ‘detrimental to competition’

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A unit of Brazil’s competition regulator Cade said the $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co. by German life sciences firm ...
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New GMO crop: Brazil approves insect resistant sugarcane for commercial use

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Brazilian biosecurity agency CTNBio on Thursday [June 8] approved commercial use of a genetically modified sugarcane, setting a milestone for ...