Monsanto http://kmuw.org en Another Kansas Farmer Sues Monsanto http://kmuw.org/post/another-kansas-farmer-sues-monsanto <p>Another Kansas farmer has filed suit against seed giant Monsanto over the discovery of an isolated field of <a href="http://earthfix.opb.org/land/article/seeds-v-pollen-how-gm-wheat-may-have-come-to-orego/">genetically engineered wheat in Oregon</a>.</p><p>Harvey County wheat grower Bill Budde sued Monsanto Friday in a lawsuit seeking class-action status. It's at least the third such lawsuit filed in federal court in Kansas against the St. Louis-based company since the field was discovered in May. Similar lawsuits have also been filed in Idaho and Washington state.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:56:07 +0000 Associated Press 20006 at http://kmuw.org Kansas Farmer Files Suit Against Monsanto http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-farmer-files-suit-against-monsanto <p>A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over the discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat.<br><br>Elkhart wheat grower Ernest Barnes filed the suit.<br><br>It alleges that when people heard about the unapproved wheat in an Oregon field last week, the news drove down wheat futures prices and caused a backlash from some international markets, which suspended certain imports.<br><br>The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages.<br> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 11:26:33 +0000 Associated Press 18355 at http://kmuw.org