Stories tagged: bayer
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
The Trump administration has instructed companies not to warn customers about products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world’s largest agriculture companies …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Bayer is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to the St. Louis area.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
Washington State University’s board of regents approved 2.4% tuition increases for most students on Friday. The hikes mean undergraduates from Washington will pay $9,953 in tuition for the 2019-20 academic …
Fri., April 26, 2019
Thanks a lot, Grandma: Negative effects of Roundup chemical doesn’t surface for generations, WSU researcher says
Much of the food we eat today may impact our great-grandchildren, a prominent WSU researcher said. Bayer, the company that owns the chemical in question, is fighting that assertion.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019
Shares in chemicals manufacturer Bayer fell sharply Wednesday after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer to have been a substantial factor in a California man’s cancer.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
Bayer’s stock slumped about 10 percent in midday trading Monday, three days after a California jury awarded $289 million to a former groundskeeper who said the popular weedkiller Roundup gave …
Fri., July 20, 2018
The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the …
Tue., May 29, 2018
German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG has agreed to the U.S. government’s demand that it sell about $9 billion in agriculture businesses as the condition for acquiring Monsanto Co., a U.S. …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018
The European Union has approved Bayer’s buyout of Monsanto in a massive agriculture business deal, but says they will have to shed over $7.4 billion in firms and other remedies …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
The European Union’s anti-trust watchdog said Tuesday that it has launched a probe into German chemical maker Bayer’s planned acquisition of U.S. seed and weed-killer company Monsanto.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
Monsanto Co. shareholders on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a $57 billion merger with Bayer AG, a deal that would combine two of the world’s biggest agricultural companies.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016
American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm chemical maker Bayer are combining in a deal that could help farmers produce higher yields to address challenges from …
Tue., July 19, 2016
NEW YORK – Monsanto is rejecting the second takeover bid from Bayer. The German drug and chemicals company last week boosted its offer from $62 billion, to about $65 billion, …
Thu., July 14, 2016
BERLIN – German drug and chemicals firm Bayer increased its offer for U.S. seed company Monsanto Co. on Thursday by $3 a share to $125, saying the move followed several …
Tue., May 24, 2016
Monsanto is rejecting Bayer’s $62 billion takeover bid, calling it “incomplete and financially inadequate.”
Mon., May 23, 2016
FRANKFURT, Germany – Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers. The deal …
Mon., May 23, 2016
German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsanto.
Wed., May 7, 2014
TRENTON, N.J. – Germany’s Bayer plans to buy U.S.-based Merck & Co.’s consumer health business, creating a combined medicine cabinet of household names from Bayer’s aspirin to Merck’s Claritin allergy …