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DOJ Releases Formal Approval of Toxic Mega-Merger between Bayer and Monsanto

The approval of the Bayer Monsanto merger is a disaster for American farmers and families. This toxic mega-merger will only further entrench the failing model of chemical intensive agriculture, which is poisoning people and the planet. The Department of Justice failed to protect Americans from yet another toxic agricultural monopoly.

Farming, Food Safety, and Environmental Organizations Call on DOJ to Block Bayer-Monsanto Toxic Mega Merger

A coalition of farming, consumer, and environmental groups delivered 97,325 public comments to the Department of Justice today, urging the agency to reject the Bayer (BAYN) and Monsanto (MON) merger. The agency closes its comment period today regarding its conditional approval of the merger.

Toxic Mega-Merger between Bayer and Monsanto gets approval from Department of Justice

The Department of Justice formally announced today its approval of the Bayer-Monsanto merger, contingent upon divestments from the two companies.

DOJ Approves Bayer-Monsanto Mega Merger Despite Significant Concerns from Farmers, Consumers, Environmentalists

The Department of Justice has chosen to green light the Bayer-Monsanto merger despite widespread opposition from farmers and other stakeholders across the country.

Poll: Farmers Overwhelmingly Oppose Bayer Monsanto Merger

An overwhelming majority of surveyed farmers are concerned about the proposed Bayer-Monsanto merger and believe it will have a negative impact on independent farmers and farming communities.

1 million+ Consumers Call on DOJ to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Bayer and Monsanto’s toxic mega-merger is a danger to our planet and everyone living on it.

Press Advisory: Concentration in Agriculture Sector and the Bayer-Monsanto Merger

An event at the National Press Club will delve into two new research pieces on the Bayer-Monsanto merger.

New Poll: Americans believe Bayer-Monsanto merger poses serious threats to jobs, independent farmers, and food safety

It’s time for Trump to listen to the American people -- including 92 percent of his voters -- and protect our farmers and families instead of his corporate cronies.

Senate Judiciary Committee must carefully assess Delrahim in light of potential agribusiness mergers

If mega-corporations are allowed to hold a near monopoly on the industry, innovation from small and organic farmers will be stifled, and the consumers will have little choice.

Senate Judiciary Committee must carefully assess Delrahim in light of potential agribusiness mergers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tomorrow the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Makan Delrahim, Trump’s nominee for Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. The DOJ’s Antitrust Division reviews and makes decisions on corporate mergers, and as an Assistant Attorney General Delrahim will be the ultimate decider on the proposed merger of giant agrichemical companies Monsanto Company and Bayer AG. A coalition of 80 farmer, consumer and environmental groups have raised…