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

Case Conclusion Date: 07.01.2011

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.

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