Monsanto faced with paying farmers $7.5 billion (photo)June 20, 2012
In April, a Brazilian court ruled that Monsanto was responsible for repaying Brazilian farmers $7.5 billion after the corporation taxed small businesses into ruin & stripped farmers of their rightful income. More than five million farmers filed the lawsuit, which has now forced Monsanto to pay back taxes it has collected since 2004.  
Because Monsanto Roundup Ready soybeans are patented creations of the corporation, Monsanto charges an initial royalty on the sale of the crop produced, and a continuing royalty on every subsequent crop, even if the farmer is using a later generation of seed.
 Monsanto has appealed the decision, & the lawsuit has been suspended until the Justice Tribune of the local court starts the hearing in Rio Grande do Sul.

Monsanto faced with paying farmers $7.5 billion (photo)
June 20, 2012

In April, a Brazilian court ruled that Monsanto was responsible for repaying Brazilian farmers $7.5 billion after the corporation taxed small businesses into ruin & stripped farmers of their rightful income. More than five million farmers filed the lawsuit, which has now forced Monsanto to pay back taxes it has collected since 2004.  

Because Monsanto Roundup Ready soybeans are patented creations of the corporation, Monsanto charges an initial royalty on the sale of the crop produced, and a continuing royalty on every subsequent crop, even if the farmer is using a later generation of seed.

 Monsanto has appealed the decision, & the lawsuit has been suspended until the Justice Tribune of the local court starts the hearing in Rio Grande do Sul.

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