EU ‘must block Bayer-Monsanto merger’

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The planned takeover of the US agrichemical firm Monsanto by German multinational Bayer is incompatible with EU competition law, according to a study released on Monday by University College London.

A group of NGOs including Friends of the Earth Europe and Corporate Europe Observatory — who commissioned the independent study — urged EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager to block the proposed merger.

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