Monsanto settles 7 lawsuits after 2013 GMO-wheat scare — RT USA


via Monsanto settles 7 lawsuits after 2013 GMO-wheat scare — RT USA.

Published time: March 19, 2015

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Agrochemical giant Monsanto has settled class action lawsuits with farmers in seven states over genetically modified wheat incident in 2013. Without any admission of liability the company will pay some $350,000 in donations to agricultural schools.

The agricultural biotechnology corporation announced donations of $50,000 to agricultural schools in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. The St. Louis based company also promised to reimburse a portion of the costs associated with the case. Monsanto said it can’t disclose how much that will cost.

monsanto 001The settlement agreement with wheat farmers across the US stems from a number of lawsuits related to the May 2013 discovery of genetically-modified wheat on a farm in Eastern Oregon that resulted in temporary limits on certain exports of soft white wheat. Japan and South Korea…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – IV

Love it!

Meticulous Mick

The final entry, just before the gates come down, for this week’s photo challenge “Wall‘, comes from here in Cork City.

Thought I should leave with a local flavour.

Personally when it comes to the Irish walls I would favour the old, moss-covered variety. When it comes to more modern art on walls, I do think that Guido Van Helten takes some beating.

Now for the next photography challenge.

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Colorado Rocky Mountain Scenic View Art Print

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Colorado Rocky Mountain Scenic View Art Prints

A  winter season scenic view of the Rocky Mountain front range continental divide from the top of Flagstaff of all the snow covered mountains peaks above the city of Boulder Colorado.  This is the color version of this image.
Colorado Rocky Mountain Scenic View Art Prints

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Colorado Rocky Mountain Scenic View Art Print

Colorado fine art nature landscape photography  images by James Bo Insogna (C)   – All Rights Reserved.

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