State prisons settle rice suit

Posted: February 2, 2014 at 2:30 a.m.

The Arkansas Department of Correction will get $1.3 million as a part of a settlement reached with divisions of the Pittsburgh-based Bayer Corp. in a lawsuit the department filed against Bayer for purported damage to the department’s rice crop caused by genetically engineered rice in the commercial rice supply.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 14 on 02/02/2014