April 22nd, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Twenty-six Brazilian beef producers are facing nearly $300 million in fines from Brazilian prosecutors for buying cattle raised illegally on deforested Amazon rainforest land or indigenous reservations, reports Reuters.
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June 10th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Monsanto, the Missouri based biotech and chemical company, is in the throes of a lawsuit brought about by 5 million Brazilian farmers seeking retribution totaling near $8 million for what they claim is unfair collection of royalties on crops by Monsanto.
Read More:Staggering: 5 Million Brazilian Farmers Sue Monsanto Over Royalties