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Monstanto Sued over Genetically Modified Wheat

A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company's gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some international markets to suspend certain imports.

The federal civil lawsuit, filed Monday by Ernest Barnes, who farms 1,000 acres near Elkhart in southwest Kansas, seeks unspecified damages to be determined at trial.

U.S. Agriculture Department officials said last Wednesday that the modified wheat was the same strain as one designed by Monsanto to be herbicide resistant that was tested in Oregon and several other states through 2005 but never approved. The USDA has said the Oregon wheat is safe to eat and there is no evidence that modified wheat entered the marketplace.

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  • Sevo||

    "causing some international markets to suspend certain imports."
    Nope. Monsanto doesn't do that. Idiots do that.

  • marymeans69||

    up to I looked at the receipt saying $5461, I have faith that my friend woz really bringing in money in there spare time from there computar.. there best friend has been doing this for under 21 months and resently paid for the morgage on there cottage and got a gorgeous Lancia. go to... www.Jam40.com

  • ||

    *Monsanto

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