Published on 1 July 2012 by Thomas Caveng

Interview: “We have bet on scientific expertise”

As mentioned in our June 2012 e-newsletter, the Cour de Cassation (French Supreme Court), in a decision dated May 30, 2012, dismissed the appeal lodged by the civil parties against the judgment of the Toulouse Court of Appeals having confirmed the dismissal of the much publicized bee case, thereby putting a final end to this legal saga.

Interviewed by the Agriculture & Environment specialist magazine, Jean-Luc Soulier, who has defended the interests of BASF Agro, the owner of the product at the heart of this case, since the start of the procedure in 2003, comments the lessons that can be learnt from this extraordinary case.

Read the interview (English translation and French original)

Thomas Caveng

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