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Kildee supports dispute settlement consultation efforts

A U.S. Congressman says Mexico should have brought their cultural issues with biotech corn to negotiations in the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement process. Michigan Democrat Dan Kildee tells Brownfield he met with Mexico’s president earlier this year to discuss enforcement of the agreement. “I pressed... Read More.

USTR requests dispute settlement with Mexico over biotech corn ban

The United States Trade Representative has filed a formal dispute settlement with Mexico over its ban of biotech corn for human consumption and animal feed. National Corn Growers Association President Tom Haag tells Brownfield the filing that’s made possible under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement... Read More.

Kinnard Farm reaches settlement with Wisconsin DNR

The rotary parlor at Kinnard Farms A Wisconsin farm that sued the state’s Department of Natural Resources over additional water quality testing has decided to settle the case instead of fully pursuing a court decision. Kinnard Farms near Casco in northeast Wisconsin argued it should... Read More.

JBS to pay $20 million in pork price-fixing settlement

JBS has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a lawsuit that alleges the meat packer engaged in price-fixing to increase the price of pork.  Of the settlement, $13 million will go to consumers and about $7 million is allocated to cover attorney... Read More.

Roundup settlement rejected by Bayer

Bayer says it will move forward in its defense of lawsuits that claim Roundup causes cancer. The company rejected a settlement that would have ended thousands of liability cases in a California federal court last week. In a statement to Brownfield, Bayer said the... Read More.

DOJ files suit, settlement proposal against poultry companies

The U.S. Department of Justice has taken action to address alleged deceptive and abusive practices against poultry workers.   Justice officials filed suit against Cargill, Sanderson Farms, Wayne Farms, and their data consulting service, Webber, Meng, Sahl, and Company.  The suit claims the companies... Read More.