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Monsanto defeats alfalfa ban at Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court said this morning that a federal judge in San Francisco should not have barred the planting of alfalfa seed resistant to Monsanto Co.'s Roundup herbicide.

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DuPont violated licensing agreement with Monsanto, judge says

A federal judge said a DuPont company breached a contract with Monsanto by “stacking” its own herbicide-resistant traits on top of Monsanto’s herbicide-resistant traits in corn and soybean seeds. Monsanto Co. entered into license agreements in 2002 with E.I. DuPont ...

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High court to hear Monsanto seed case

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to review a judge’s decision to enjoin the planting of alfalfa seed resistant to Monsanto Co.’s Roundup herbicide. A federal judge in San Francisco in 2007 banned the planting of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready ...

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Woman sues Pfizer over doctor accommodation

A woman, who is sensitive to smells after being injured on the job, is suing Pfizer after it allegedly refused to provide her a doctor that is willing to accommodate her. Melissa Lantz worked as a chemist for Monsanto Company ...

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Monsanto’s role in seed business revealed

Confidential contracts detailing Monsanto Co.’s business practices reveal how the world’s biggest seed developer is squeezing competitors, controlling smaller seed companies and protecting its dominance over the multibillion-dollar market for genetically altered crops, an Associated Press investigation has found. With ...

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Monsanto seeks deferral of settlement approval

Lawyers for a putative class of farmers asked a federal judge to give preliminarily approval to a $2 million settlement between the farmers and defendants E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Co. But the third defendant, ...

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Monsanto wins separation of antitrust claims in DuPont suit

Monsanto Co., which is suing to prevent DuPont Co. from producing soybean seeds that combine the companies’ herbicide-resistant traits, persuaded a federal judge to separate DuPont’s antitrust counterclaim from the lawsuit. U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber in St. Louis ...

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Major businesses can’t join sewer suit

A group of seven businesses in Missouri, including giants Anheuser-Busch, Monsanto and Boeing Co., were again denied a motion to intervene in a Clean Water Act enforcement action filed against the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District by the federal and state governments, according to a federal appeals court ruling Monday. The United States and the state of Missouri filed a complaint alleging the St. Louis sewer district discharged raw sewage into local waterways from 2000 to 2005.

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