New GMO Lawsuit - This Time Suing Monsanto

Lawyers are busy trying to deal with new challenges from manufacturers of genetically engineered seed crops. There are two in the works now: one against the USDA charging that they did not handle the approval of genetically modified alfalfa in a lawful manner. The second is is a preemptive move that challenges the right of Monsanto to charge farmers whose plants have become contaminated with Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds with intellectual piracy. The Cornucopia Institute is a plaintiff in both cases, and Mark Kastel speaks about these issues.
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Global Soy Foods Market to Reach $42.3 Billion by 2015

In a new market report by Global Industry Analysts (GIA), the global market for soy foods is forecast to reach US$42.3 billion by 2015. Good news for soybean growers and processors; is it good news for consumers? Consumers need to be aware of a solvent called hexane used to extract the oil from soybeans.
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