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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:09 PM CDT

A federal appeals court has ruled that Syngenta cannot force the Bunge elevator company to accept its Agrisure Viptera biotech corn, according to an article by Capital Press (…).

Bunge told farmers it would not accept corn with the Viptera trait because it had not been accepted in some export destinations, mainly China. In response, Syngenta filed a lawsuit claiming Bunge violated a century-old law, the U.S. Warehouse Act of 1916, requiring elevators to treat depositors fairly. Syngenta also claimed Bunge's rejection of Viptera corn hurt the company's reputation and market share.

The court disagreed and ruled in ...

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