Syngenta has received a positive scientific opinion from the European Food Safety Authority for food and feed use of Agrisure Duracade, allowing the corn trait to move to the next step in the process of final grain import approval.
Now that Syngenta has agreed to pay $1.51 billion in what may be the largest agricultural litigation settlement ever in the United States, corn growers may be wondering how much they will get, and when.
Syngenta has agreed to pay $1.5 billion to settle claims that its commercialization of genetically modified corn seed caused China to reject U.S. corn imports for about a year starting in November 2013.
Most Americans have never experienced a famine or even chronic food shortages. We've grown accustomed to finding at least some types of food almost everywhere we look – the grocery store, the gas station, the food truck, the corner stores and of course, online.