France: Parisians march to says no to Monsanto-Bayer

Hundreds of Parisians marched against agrochemical corporate giant Monsanto-Bayer-Syngenta on Saturday. Demonstrators demanded an immediate ban on all dangerous chemical molecules, pesticides in public places and the promotion of an organic diet. France is the leading consumer of pesticides in Europe and the third largest in the world. Ecological group Idle No More France organised the... Еще protest. Bayer AG and Monsanto agreed to a $66 billion (€59 billion) takeover deal in 2016. It sparked criticism among environmentalists and farmers all over in Europe. After conducting an in-depth investigation, the European Commission approved the controversial acquisition. The tie-up process, which is set to finish by the middle of June, will fundamentally reshape the global agrochemicals industry.

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