Archive for March 16th, 2010
Instead of just allowing companies to sue farmers for seed saving – it would appear that the legal system is becoming a double-edge sword for biotech giants.
It’s about damn time.
Excerpt: A jury in Woodruff County Circuit Court decided Monday evening that Bayer CropScience LP must pay more than $1 million in compensatory and punitive damages to Lenny Joe Kyle, a rice farmer, for losses he sustained when Bayer’s experimental variety of genetically modified rice infiltrated the rice supply. More…