Syngenta, Bunge GE Lawsuit Revived
Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:37 AM CDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A federal appeals court gave agricultural chemical-maker Syngenta Seeds hope Monday that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Syngenta's genetically engineered corn varieties.

Syngenta sued Bunge in 2011, claiming it illegally refused to buy Syngenta's Viptera corn from farmers that year. Viptera is genetically engineered to control pests.

The case highlights the complications arising from genetically modified grain entering international markets; some foreign importers accept GEOs, while others do not.

China is a significant buyer of U.S. ...

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