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.
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.
The Department of Justice formally announced today its approval of the Bayer-Monsanto merger, contingent upon divestments from the two companies.
The Department of Justice has chosen to green light the Bayer-Monsanto merger despite widespread opposition from farmers and other stakeholders across the country.
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.
Bayer and Monsanto’s toxic mega-merger is a danger to our planet and everyone living on it.
An event at the National Press Club will delve into two new research pieces on the Bayer-Monsanto merger.
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.
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.
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…