Syngenta Lawsuit FAQ
The Honorable John W. Lungstrum, the federal court judge heading the Syngenta MDL proceedings, agreed with attorneys for the corn farmers that the claims against Syngenta did not raise a federal question. As a result, the judge remanded nearly 10,000 lawsuits brought by farmers to state court where they originally had been filed.
More than 500 lawsuits filed in federal court against Syngenta over its GMO corn have been consolidated into a multidistrict litigation (MDL) proceeding in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. The Honorable John W. Lungstrum has been assigned to preside over the lawsuits.