Probe Against Monsanto Joint Venture

Activists Oppose Open-Air Field Trials Of GM Crops
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has sought a probe into a joint venture of Monsanto.
  • It argues that there exists a prima facie case of abuse of dominant position against the firm regarding supply of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds.
  • The complainants alleged that the company was exploiting permissions given by the government.