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Company: Syngenta AG
Current Parent CompanyChemChina
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Penalty: $1,510,000,000
Year: 2018
Date: December 7, 2018
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: Syngenta agreed to pay $1.5 billion to settle multi-district litigation alleging that the introduction of its genetically modified corn caused harm to producers of non-GMO crops.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of Kansas
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:14md2591
Case Name: In Re: Syngenta AG MIR162 Corn Litigation
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: China
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: government-owned
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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