Syngenta will likely pay $1.4 billion in settlement costs for unapproved corn traits making it to China, according to Bloomberg. The settlement covers more than just a Minnesota class action, including others across the U.S. as well.
Bayer’s quest to win regulatory approval for its planned takeover of Monsanto ran into further delays on Monday as European Union antitrust investigators extended their investigation by five working days until March 12. Read more
• European Parliament approves nonbinding resolution objecting to a genetically modified soybean • EU imports of the soybean could encourage hazardous herbicide use, lawmakers say • EU Court of Justice rules Italy wrongly adopted emergency measures to block Monsanto’s genetically modified corn By Stephen Gardner The European Union should stop importing Dow AgroSciences’ genetically[…]