In re Genetically Modified Rice Litigation, MDL 1811 (E.D. Mo.)

Adam J. Levitt

Case Conclusion Date:July 1, 2011

Practice Area:Class Action

Outcome:$750,000,000 settlement

Description:Multidistrict product liability litigation brought on behalf of United States long-grain rice producers seeking to recover damages they sustained resulting from the contamination of the U.S. rice supply with unapproved, genetically-modified rice seed traits developed and tested by Bayer CropScience LP and related entities. Settled on July 1, 2011 for $750,000,000.