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January 28, 2011

An alfalfa update

Author:  Damien M. Schiff I've reported here before on the legal controversy surrounding Roundup Ready Alfalfa, a controversy that went all the way to the Supreme Court last year in Monsanto v. Geertson Seed Farms.  The dispute was over the Department of Agriculture's decision to allow wide use of a genetically modified type of ...

June 21, 2010

Victory in Roundup Ready Alfalfa case

Author:  Damien M. Schiff In a 7 to 1 decision issued today, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, overturned a nationwide injunction that had prohibited use of Roundup Ready alfala pending completion of a new environmental impact statement under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  PLF fi ...

April 23, 2010

Oral argument in Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms

Author:  Damien M. Schiff On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Monsanto Co., a case concerning a San Francisco federal district court's nationwide injunction barring the use of Roundup Ready Alfalfa (RRA), a genetically modified form of alfalfa that is resistent to the Roundup herbicide.  The case was broug ...