Global shares slump as trade war escalates - Bayer to pay $2bn in weed killer cancer case - British firms relocate in anticipation of Brexit
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.
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.
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.
A second US court ruling on weed killer glyphosate's potential to cause cancer has dealt a severe blow to German chemicals company Bayer. DW's Henrik Böhme says it's obvious that the takeover of Monsanto was a mistake.
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