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Monsanto goes to court over German GMO ban

Monsanto has initiated summary proceedings to challenge the German ban on the cultivation of its EU-approved genetically modified insect-resistant MON810 maize. It has submitted an application to the Braunschweig Administrative Court, to challenge the implementation of the “arbitrary ban” by the German Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Ilse Aigner. Monsanto says that the ban is not supported by any convincing scientific evidence that could validate such a measure.



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