No ‘magical’ alternative to glyphosate in the next 5 years, Bayer official says

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, glyphosate, glyphosate ban, News|

In the next five years, no alternative to glyphosate is going to “magically” appear in the market,  Dr Bob Reiter, a high-ranking official from Bayer, told EURACTIV.com, referring to the controversial herbicide that has been the subject of heated debates across Europe.

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France takes Roundup weed-killer off market after court ruling

By |januar 16th, 2019|Bayer Monsanto merger, cancer, food health claims, France, glyphosate, glyphosate ban, Monsanto, News|

French authorities on Tuesday (15 January) banned the sale of a form of controversial weed-killer Roundup following a court ruling that regulators failed to take safety concerns into account when clearing the widely used herbicide.

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Bayer boss: Digital farming-sustainable production link ‘not yet clear’ to policymakers

By |september 26th, 2018|Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, glyphosate, glyphosate ban, News|

The connection between digital farming and sustainable production is not yet clear in the minds of many policymakers, Bayer’s Bruno Tremblay told EURACTIV.com in an interview, adding that some farmers look at this kind of innovation as a way to control them.

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Bayer loses €16 bln market value as concerns mount over further damages claims

By |avgust 16th, 2018|agrochemicals, Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, glyphosate, News, pharmaceuticals, stocks|

Bayer shares registered yet another sharp decrease on Thursday (16 August), dropping as much as 6.5% in Frankfurt to hover near the 76 euros level as investors fear the German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant may face numerous litigations in the US after its controversial merger with Monsanto. 

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Bayer-Monsanto merger creates agrichemical juggernaut

By |junij 7th, 2018|Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, glyphosate, GMOs, Monsanto, News|

German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer will seal a $63-billion merger with US-based Monsanto Thursday, creating an agrichemical juggernaut with lofty ambitions to feed the world but feared by environmentalists.

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Bayer to ditch Monsanto name in a bid to protect corporate reputation

By |junij 4th, 2018|Bayer Monsanto merger, corporate reputation, GMOs, News, Pesticides|

German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer will discard the name Monsanto when it takes over the controversial US seeds and pesticides producer this week, the group said on Monday (4 June). “Bayer will remain the name of the firm. Monsanto...

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Bayer nearing Monsanto deal amid stakeholders concerns

By |maj 31st, 2018|Bayer Monsanto merger, glyphosate, GMO, News, pesticide|

Bayer is nearing the completion of its mega-merger with Monsanto after the American Justice Department gave its green light but stakeholders in Germany and the United States, as well as shareholders, have expressed concerns about the risks linked to th...

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Commission efforts to build trust in food safety receives mixed reviews

By |april 11th, 2018|Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, European Parliament, glyphosate, glyphosate ban, Monsanto Papers, News, Roundup|

The European Commission presented on 11 April a proposal aiming to restore public trust in scientific studies on food safety, suggesting more transparency in decision-making and greater involvement of member states’ experts.  

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Vestager: Bayer-Monsanto deal must preserve digital farming

By |februar 12th, 2018|Bayer Monsanto merger, digital farming, Margrethe Vestager, News, Precision farming|

Bayer needs to ensure that a merger with rival Monsanto does not stifle competition in digital farming, the European Union's Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told a German newspaper on Saturday (10 February).

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Bayer makes new offers to convince the EU Commission over Monsanto deal

By |februar 6th, 2018|Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, News|

Bayer has decided to make new concessions and sell seeds and pesticides businesses in an effort to address EU competition concerns over its €51.1 billion bid for US rival Monsanto. The proposed remedies “are very significant and we are confident they fully address the European Commission’s concerns,” the German company said in a statement on […]

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