On January 31st, family farmers from across the county will take part in the first phase of the OSGATA et al. v. Monsanto court case filed to protect farmers from genetic trespass by Monsanto’s genetically modified (GMO) seed, which can contaminate organic and non-GMO farmers’ crops and open them up to abusive lawsuits.
Meet at Foley Square in Manhattan at 9 am on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012. [Image]
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Organic Seed Growers and Trade Assn.
In a development celebrated by the organic plaintiffs, Judge Naomi Buchwald announced on Dec. 28 that oral arguments on Monsanto’s motion to dismiss the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) et al v. Monsanto will be heard in federal district court January 31, 2012 in Manhattan. Judge Buchwald’s decision will establish if organic farmers are to see their day in court.
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Tagged monsanto, genetic contamination, bayer, basf, syngenta, seed monopoly, public patent foundation, pubpat, OSGATA, Organic Seed Growers and Trade Assn, transgenic patents, OSGATA v. Monsanto, Judge Naomi Buchwald