07-02-2014 01:11 AM | Australia

WA farmer sues neighbour over GM crops in 'landmark' case

An Australian farmer has reportedly become the first person in the world to take legal action against a neighbouring farm for alleged crop contamination.

Farmer Steve Marsh, from Kojonup south-east of Perth, claims swathes of genetically modified canola, as well as seed, blew onto his property from the neighbouring farm, contaminating his organic canola crop, and resulting in large parts of his land losing organic certification.
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