Bayer now facing 42,700 compensation claims over glyphosate

By |oktober 31st, 2019|Bayer, Berlin, compensation claims, Germany, glyphosate, job losses, Monsanto, News, United States|

Bayer is now facing 42,700 compensation claims, mostly in US courts. CEO Werner Baumann is calling for an "economically-viable" settlement of these cases but has also announced that 12,000 jobs will be cut by the end of 2021. EURACTIV's partner Der Tag...

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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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German Minister for Environment pushing for end of glyphosate

By |november 7th, 2018|Bayer, German Environment Agency, glyphosate, Julia Klöckner, Maria Krautzberger, Monsanto, News, Svenja Schulze, Umweltbundesamt|

The German Federal Minister for the Environment is calling for pesticide-free compensation areas and a binding date for the phase-out of glyphosate. However, this has annoyed the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture. EURACTIV Germany’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Agriculture digitisation not only for controls, stakeholders ‘remind’ the EU Commission

By |september 27th, 2018|Bayer, common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, News, Phil Hogan, precision agriculture, smart farming, Yara|

The much-awaited digitisation of the EU farming sector has taken centre stage in the last few years. But its ultimate application in the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is still unclear.

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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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Over-regulating gene editing slows down innovation, Bayer says

By |september 24th, 2018|Bayer, CAP, common agricultural policy, gene editing, glyphosate, Monsanto, new plant breeding techniques, News|

An extensive regulatory process on gene editing adds more bureaucracy, increasing costs and slowing down innovation, Liam Condon, President of Bayer’s crop science division told EURACTIV.com.

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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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Andriukaitis: Neonics case proves Commission is ‘consistent’ with science

By |april 27th, 2018|Bayer, neonicotinoids, News, pesticide regulation, pesticide use, Pesticides, Syngenta, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

No one can blame the European Commission of being in the hands of industry lobbies, as in both the glyphosate and neonicotinoids cases, it made “consistent” decisions, EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com.

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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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