Court awards Roundup damages in latest Bayer blow - Growing appetite for Fairtrade products in Germany
Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide.
Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are barely aware of what it would mean to stop using the herbicide. Hardy Graupner reports.
German chemicals giant Bayer held its first shareholder meeting since it acquired US company Monsanto. Frustration over the Monsanto deal and Bayer's falling share price led shareholders to vote against Bayer's board.
Germany's giant chemicals conglomerate, Bayer, has completed its takeover of US-based Monsanto. The Monsanto name, long touted by activists as a byword for corporate evil, will disappear. So now it's all good, right?
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