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Maine coverage of the Appeal by Avery Kamila. "'A year ago we filed the lawsuit because farmers deserve justice and we haven't yet received it, so we're going to keep fighting until we get it.' Gerritsen said. 'That's why we had to appeal. We're not asking for any monetary settlement. We simply want the right to be free to grow how we want on our farms without being faced with a patent-infringement lawsuit should we be contaminated by Monsanto.' JimTags: Untagged Read More
Maine's largest newspaper, the Bangor Daily News with Jen Lynds' article on the Appeal filed Wednesday in OSGATA et al v. Monsanto. "'We want to believe that the system will work for us,' Gerritsen said Thursday....Gerritsen maintained that growers have a right not to be invaded by something that would be catastrophic to their businesses and families. He also said that virtually all of the 83 farmers represented in the initial suit are joining the appeal." Jim & MeganTags: Untagged Read More
The Federal District court dismissal of our case denied that family farmers had standing under the Declaratory Judgement Act. We have identified numerous legal and factual errors in the ruling. The sum result of these errors was an errorneous decision. Exposure of these errors will be the substance of our appeal to the Federal Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. JimTags: Untagged Read More
"Both of the Science studies looked into the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides, which were introduced in the early 1990s and now have become one of the most widely used crop pesticides in the world." Chemicals endangering food security. JimTags: Untagged Read More