After Monsanto failed to acquire Syngenta, Bayer has now bid on Monsanto. Doing so created a drop in Bayer’s share price and many Bayer stockholders want no part of Monsanto. 163 more words
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The European Food Safety Authority recently began a review of the temporary ban on neonicotinoid pesticides imposed two years ago by the European Union (EU) in response to evidence about the harmful effect of these chemicals on bee populations. 632 more words
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German chemical giants Bayer AG and BASF SE are both considering takeovers of U.S. seed behemoth Monsanto, according to news reports on Thursday.
Of the potential Bayer takeover of Monsanto, valued at roughly $40 billion, Bloomberg noted that it “would create the world’s largest supplier of seeds and farm chemicals.
For months Monsanto was the pursuer as it went after Syngenta, the largest player in the agrochemicals business.
Monsanto, the world’s largest seed company, wanted to add to its chemicals business—headlined by Roundup—in part to become a full-service operation for farmers. 397 more words
“In less than a fortnight, EU Member States will take a decision on the re-approval of glyphosate. Genius is working to get this toxic herbicide re-approved by communicating the industry’s mantra that glyphosate is scientifically proven safe, sponsored by Monsanto, Dow and Syngenta. 843 more words