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EPA Fines Syngenta $1.5 Million
12:04 PM MDT | July 30, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
EPA says it has fined Syngenta $1.5 million for accidentally selling and distributing corn seed that contained the unregistered pesticide Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt 10). “While the federal government has concluded that there are no human health or environmental concerns with Bt 10 corn, it is still illegal to distribute any pesticide not registered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act,” EPA says. In 2004, Syngenta notified EPA that is may have accidentally distributed the corn seed to the U.S. and abroad between 2001 and 2004...
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