Press Release: Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association vs. Monsanto

Family Farm and Consumer Organizations Speak Out in Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Fourteen Groups File “Friend of the Court” Brief

 

CAMERON, TX (July 13, 2012)—Fourteen family farm and consumer organizations have filed a friend of the court (amici curiae) brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., in support of request by the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association to overturn a lower court’s ruling in favor of Monsanto Corporation in a case involving Monsanto’s genetically engineered seed.

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FARFA Files Amici Brief in Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance files an amici brief in lawsuit against Monsanto, in the District Court for the Southern District of New York, in support of farmers seeking protection from Monsanto’s aggressive lawsuits for patent infringement.

The farmers’ lawsuit against Monsanto comes after years of publicity about Monsanto’s campaign of harassment. Check out “Monsanto’s Harvest of Fear” by Donald Bartlett and James Steele in Vanity Fair, May 2008 (text version) or video version (below). Monsanto’s actions were also previously documented by the Center for Food Safety in Monsanto vs. U.S. Farmers (2005).

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