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Farmers file more than 360 corn lawsuits against Syngenta

posted on February 6, 2015 at 2:49 PM

Farmers and farm businesses in 20 states have now filed more than 360 lawsuits against agricultural chemicals-maker Syngenta, and hundreds more may be coming as a federal judge organizes the complex case so they can move forward. Full Story

Documents show questions raised about failed plant

posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Government officials who approved financing for a failed south Georgia ethanol fuel plant that cost taxpayers at least $75 million did so despite repeated warnings and strong opposition by some of the federal overseers who reviewed the projected. Full Story

Lawsuit Challenging FDA Raw Milk Policy Dismissed

posted on April 6, 2012 at 10:55 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A federal judge in Iowa has rejected a lawsuit that sought to expand access to raw milk by challenging a Food and Drug Administration rule that bans interstate shipments of unpasteurized... Full Story

Suit Could Chill Government Efforts to Keep Food Safe

posted on September 2, 2011 at 3:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A major fruit company's lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration could have a chilling effect on regulators' efforts to get tainted food off the market. Florida-based Del Monte Fresh Produce is striking back at the... Full Story

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