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Filing Claims for U.S. Farmers' Due to China's Rejection of SYNGENTA GMO Corn

Compensation for Syngenta GMO Corn Losses

If you are a farmer, exporter, or other business involved in the U.S. corn industry, you may have the right to recover financial compensation for losses caused by the Swiss global agribusiness Syngenta.

In recent years, Syngenta's genetically modified corn seeds - Agrisure Viptera® and Agrisure Duracade® - have resulted in depressed corn prices and billions of dollars in losses for the U.S. corn market.

Learn more about Syngenta Viptera & Duracade lawsuits. Contact Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC for a FREE case evaluation.

Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC is reviewing cases involving financial losses caused by China's rejection of Syngenta Agrisure Viptera and Duracade corn and other issues related to the genetically altered corn.

Our legal team can assist corn farmers, exporters, and other individuals or businesses who experienced financial setbacks caused by these products.

Our firm is handling Syngenta lawsuits throughout the United States with no out-of-pocket costs to clients.

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GMO Corn Rejection / Lawsuit Information

Below is a breakdown of Syngenta's actions which have contributed to financial losses:

  • In 2010, the USDA approved Syngenta's Agrisure Viptera, a genetically modified corn seed that contains a genetic trait called MIR 162. Although Chinese regulators did not approve MIR 162 for import, Syngenta claimed that China would soon approve the GMO corn and began selling the seed to farmers. China later rejected shipments of Agrisure Viptera and did not approve the GMO seed until December 22, 2014.
  • Syngenta also developed Agrisure Duracade, a second-generation GMO corn strain that also contained MIR 162. Agrisure Duracade was not approved by China.
  • In response to Chinese rejection, the National Grain and Feed Association and the North American Export Grain Association issued a joint statement for Syngenta to suspend sales and commercialization of its GMO corn until China and other markets gave approval. Despite the warning, Syngenta continued to sell Agrisure Viptera and Duracade.
  • Syngenta GMO corn cross-pollinated non-GMO corn and contaminated many U.S. crops. Farmers allege that they were not properly advised by Syngenta on how to avoid cross-pollination.
  • Farmers, exporters, and others involved in corn and grain distribution who did not directly work with Syngenta GMO corn also suffered losses as a result of the depressed market.

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Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC is a homegrown firm with a regional footprint. Being in the Corn Belt, our team has family members and friends that farm, and we understand how valuable corn farmers are to our community.

Our services are available to clients in any state throughout the Corn Belt, Midwest, and greater U.S., including the top corn-producing states:

  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Nebraska
  • Minnesota
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • South / North Dakota
  • Wisconsin
  • Kentucky

Learn More About Your Rights

Due to Syngenta's premature promotion of Agrisure Viptera and Duracade, misleading claims, and the disruption of the U.S. corn market, numerous farmers, exporters, and businesses suffered substantial losses on their investments.

Our firm is prepared to help farmers and businesses nationwide learn more about their right to recover economic damages by filing a Syngenta lawsuit and how we can help.

To discuss your case during a FREE consultation, contact Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC today.

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