Megamerger Would Create a Company That Would Control Nearly a Third of the World’s Seeds
The new mega-chemical/seed company would control 29 percent of the world’s seed market and 24 percent of the pesticide market
The two multinationals that teamed up during the Vietnam War to poison millions of people with Agent Orange herbicide are looking to become one.
German's Bayer has announced a bid to buy St. Louis, Mo.-based Monsanto in a deal that would expand Bayer's GMO and pesticide holdings and add drugs to Monsanto’s global portfolio. Monsanto has rejected the latest bid, but the two are still in talks. To read more click here.