GMO


US Corn Farmers Cite Lost Income in GMO Corn Lawsuits

The estimates vary, but corn industry participants say that somewhere between $1 ‒ $3 billion is the total loss handed to the US corn industry after China’s rejection of a specific GMO corn product. Corn industry participants, including…

Farmers are Shunning GMO Crops

As worrisome concerns increase about consuming and using genetically modified organisms (GMOs), farmers are turning to non-GMO seeds. There are several reasons for this transformation, most of which directly hit the farmer’s wallet. When a GMO crop is…

Over 20,000 GMO Corn Seed Lawsuits Filed by US Corn Famers

It all comes down to corn prices. During the season, you put in the long days, plenty of hard work, but the harvest’s success still comes down to corn prices. For corn farmers across the US, 2013 was…

Kansas Corn Farmers Feel Financial Strain from GMO Corn

Kansas corn farmers, and corn farmers across the U.S., are feeling financial strain. Farming brings its challenges, but they have been amplified by Syngenta. The Swiss biotech company developed and marketed a GMO corn seed that many say…

GMO Corn Seed Lawsuits on the Rise

More and more GMO corn seed lawsuits are being filed in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Kansas. In one month, the lawsuits targeting the biotech giant, Syngenta, climbed from 300 to almost 1,800. The big increase in GMO…

U.S. Farmers Suffer $1 Billion in Losses from Disrupted Corn Trade with China

Iowa farmers continue to suffer financial losses as a result of China’s import ban on Syngenta GMO corn. Though China began accepting U.S.-grown GMO corn products in December 2014, the farming industry continues to feel the impact of…

GMO Corn Lawsuits Spurred by Foreign Market Refusals

What does China have to do with people growing and distributing corn in the US? A lot, in fact. China’s refusal to import US corn products containing a genetically modified trait brought financial troubles to farmers in the…

GMO Corn Seed Lawsuit: Take Control of Your Legal Situation

Imagine working through the whole corn growing season. Imagine putting in those long days. Then, once your corn product is ready to go to market, imagine the financial stress of receiving word of your corn product’s rejection or…

GMO Corn Seed Lawsuit Filed by Kentucky Farm

A Kentucky farm filed a GMO corn seed lawsuit against Syngenta. A Swiss biotech giant, Syngenta is the target of late in many GMO corn lawsuits, since the company brought to market a GMO corn seed―Agrisure Viptera, or…

J&J Abandons Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Fraud Investigation

The team of defective medical device lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe recently reported on our law blog that Johnson & Johnson filed a motion in a West Virginia federal court requesting an investigation into the validity of…

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