Crops are the lifeblood of the American farmer and Syngenta's recent,
greedy actions have lightened the pockets of corn growers all over the
U.S., costing them billions of dollars. The company failed to receive
approval from China—a major importer of American corn—before
releasing genetically modified corn seed, causing the market for corn
to drop significantly nationwide. Corn farmers deserve to recoup the economic
devastation they have suffered due to this trade disruption. If you have
been affected, then
contact Tim Maloney and Justin Hill right away to discuss your legal options.
In 2011, Syngenta Seeds, Inc. released Agrisure Viptera, a corn seed that
had been genetically altered for pest deterrence. It was cleared for sale
to farmers in the United States, but not in many countries overseas. Syngenta
sold the seed to American farmers regardless of the missing approval from
these foreign territories.
China has a zero-tolerance policy for the genetically-modified trait found
in Syngenta’s Agrisure Viptera MIR162, which was soon discovered
in U.S. corn shipments. China immediately halted American corn imports
in 2013 and 2014, which put a strain on the agricultural market. Some
analysts estimated that this led to the corn industry losing several billion
dollars’ income. Ever since, corn exports and corn prices decreased
American farmers make daily sacrifices to put food on the tables of billions
of people all over the world and they deserve to be protected from those
who threaten their livelihood. If you have encountered serious financial
losses because of declines in the corn market, join hundreds of farmers
who have already filed lawsuits against Syngenta in 20 states across the
country, including federal court.
Contact us at Maloney & Campolo today!