Tagged: bayer ag

Syngenta Corn Case Draws Comparison to Riceland Lawsuit

by Jan Cottingham 2/23/2015 12:00 am

Three of the lead firms in the Syngenta litigation were involved in the $750 million settlement agreement in 2011 over contamination of the U.S. rice supply by Bayer AG’s genetically modified rice. A number of Arkansas rice farmers received damages as part of the settlement.

Arsenic Suit Seeks To Pit Arkansas Chicken and Rice Sectors Against Each Another

by Jan Cottingham 11/19/2012 12:00 am

A lawsuit seeks to pit Arkansas’ iconic rice industry against its iconic chicken industry, freighting what had been a happy pairing in Arkansas agriculture with the fear of “devastating” financial losses.