28 Feb '18, 9am

#EU citizens reject #BayerMonsanto merger, says new polling

New polling shows citizens are against the planned merger of agribusiness giants Bayer and Monsanto, with a majority (54%) thinking it is "very" or "fairly important" that the European Commission blocks it – more than three times the number who think it would be unimportant [1]. The YouGov survey results from Germany, France, Spain, Denmark and the UK also shows that the merger gives 47% of EU citizens "serious" or "very serious" concerns, while just 11% think the merger offers any potential. Citizens also expressed concerns that the merger would negatively affect the farmers' choices of what crops they would be able to farm, the environment, and the amount of chemical substances used in farming to control pests and weeds. NEW: first-ever public opinion poll of the Bayer-Monsanto merger – citizens across the EU issue a clear call to EU competition chief @vestager to block ...

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