We use our own and third-party cookies to optimize your experience on this site, including to maintain user sessions. Without these cookies our site will not function well. If you continue browsing our site we take that to mean that you understand and accept how we use the cookies. If you wish to decline our cookies we will redirect you to Google.
Already have an account? Sign in.

 Remember Me | Forgot Your Password?

Court Agrees: DuPont Violated Contract With Monsanto On GMO Seed Development

January 16, 2010: 03:09 AM EST
DuPont did violate a contract by using Monsanto technology to develop its own genetically-modified seed resistant to the herbicide Roundup, a federal judge said, but that doesn’t rule out the possibility of legal challenges by DuPont against Monsanto on antitrust grounds. A Monsanto spokesman said the antitrust claims are a "smoke screen and effort to obscure the significance of the court's ruling on [DuPont’s] license violation." DuPont, however, said the antitrust battle was just beginning. Meanwhile, the U.S. Dept. of Justice is conducting its own probe of alleged anti-competitive activity in the seed industry.
By CHRISTOPHER LEONARD , "Court Rules for Monsanto, Antitrust Case Remains", abc News, January 16, 2010, © The Associated Press/ ABC News Internet Ventures
Domains
FOOD BUSINESS NEWS
News
Companies
Safety
Geographies
Worldwide
North America
United States of America
Categories
Companies, Organizations
Other
Developed by Yuri Ingultsov Software Lab.