Toxic Bayer-Monsanto Merger Approved by Department of Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice formally announced today its approval of the Bayer-Monsanto merger, contingent upon divestments from the two companies. Tiffany Finck-Haynes, senior food futures campaigner with Friends of the Earth, issued the following statement in response:… Read More

Bayer Increases Bid To Form GM and Pesticide ‘Juggernaut’ with Monsanto

German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer is increasing its offer to purchase American rival Monsanto. Together, these two companies would form “a juggernaut in the genetically modified seeds and pesticides business,” according to German news website DW.com: Bayer raised its offer… Read More

Antitrust Experts Warn Against Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Legal Opinion Questions the Legality of Bayer-Monsanto Merger on Antitrust Grounds, Outlines Risks Posed by Merger A new legal opinion, written by two former Justice Department officials from the Antitrust Division, argues that a merger between Bayer and… Read More