Post Tagged with: "Monsanto-Bayer Merger"

From Rachel Carson to Monsanto: The Silence of Spring   

From Rachel Carson to Monsanto: The Silence of Spring   

Former Monsanto Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant is currently in the news. He is trying to avoid appearing in court to be questioned by lawyers on behalf of a cancer patient in the case of Allan Shelton v Monsanto. Shelton has non-Hodgkin lymphoma and is one of the 100,000-plus people in the US claiming in lawsuits that exposure to Monsanto’s[Read More…]

by 18/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Environmental Protection
Corporate Monopolies Will Accelerate The Globalisation Of Bad Food, Poor Health And Environmental Catastrophe

Corporate Monopolies Will Accelerate The Globalisation Of Bad Food, Poor Health And Environmental Catastrophe

Co-Written By Rosemary Mason and Colin Todhunter If the proposed Monsanto-Bayer merger goes through, the new company would control more than 25 per cent of the global supply of commercial seeds and pesticides. Monsanto held a 26% market share of all seeds sold in 2011. Bayer sells 17% of the world’s total agrochemicals and also has a seeds sector. If competition authorities pass the[Read More…]

by 22/01/2018 Comments are Disabled Environmental Protection, Globalisation
Monsanto And Bayer: Why Food And Agriculture Just Took A Turn For The Worse

Monsanto And Bayer: Why Food And Agriculture Just Took A Turn For The Worse

News broke this week that Monsanto accepted a $66 billion takeover bid from Bayer. The new company would control more than 25 per cent of the global supply of commercial seeds and pesticides. Bayer’s crop chemicals business is the world’s second largest after Syngenta, and Monsanto is the leading commercial seeds business. Monsanto held a 26 per cent market share of all seeds sold[Read More…]