TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 10, 2018
Leaders of the Memphis-based Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association have filed a class-action suit against Stine Seed Co., claiming that the firm targeted African-American farmers for sales of defective seeds, The Commercial Appeal reports. The accusation stems from the a trade show held in Memphis last year, where black farmers purchased more than $100,000 worth of Stine seeds. The lawsuit alleges that the “certified” seeds were switched with inferior seeds that led to a significant decrease in yields.