Acording to Thai PBS, Thailand’s Supreme Court dimissed a lawsuit from Greenpeace over the Department of Agriculture’s role in genetically modified papaya seed farmland contamination.
Greenpeace sued the DOA in 2006 for negligence after the DOA’s GM research allegedly led to the contamination of nearby farms with GM papaya seeds in 2004.
Chaninat and Leeds’ Thailand land purchase attorneys are experienced real estate and land law consultants for businesses and private individuals who want to buy land in Thailand.The Supreme Court ruled against Greenpeace in trial on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, maintaining previous rulings that the DOA acted responsibily in the situation and took appropriate legal steps to contain the alleged contamination.
Keep reading for more story details on Thai PBS:
Supreme Court drops Greenpeace’s GM papaya case
Read these similar stories:Thailand’s Food Exportation at Risk from Pesticides
“Monsanto Protection Act” Slips into Law
GMOs in Russia Must be Labeled or Face Fines
Watch more Thailand food news:
Organic Food in Bangkok