Grain exporters sue Syngenta over unapproved trait

Cargill has filed a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds in Louisiana state court, seeking damages from Syn­genta for commercializing its Agrisure Viptera (MIR 162) corn seed before the product obtained import approval from China. Cargill’s grain export facilities in Reserve and Westwego, Louisiana, loaded vessels destined for and rejected by China.

"Unlike other seed companies, Syngenta has not practiced responsible stewardship by broadly commercializing a new product before...

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