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German Court Rejects Monsanto Petition on GM Corn

8:20 AM MDT | May 6, 2009 | Kara Sissell

A German court has rejected an urgent petition filed by Monsanto that sought to overturn a ban imposed by German officials in mid April stopping the cultivation and commercial sale of genetically modified (GM) corn, sold as MON 810. The company’s emergency petition was intended to allow for the corn to be used during the 2009 planting season. However, the court’s decision on the emergency action does not affect Monsanto’s ability to file a petition to permanently reverse the ban, although no decision on that would be made in time for the 2009...

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