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Concerned Over Growing Power of Big Ag, States Joining DOJ Probes of Mega-Mergers


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Concerned Over Growing Power of Big Ag, States Joining DOJ Probes of Mega-Mergers

Lauren McCauley, staff writer

Two pending mega-mergers between agribusiness giants—Dow-DuPont and Bayer-Monsanto—are reportedly facing scrutiny from a number of U.S. states concerned over the intense consolidation of the global genetically modified organism (GMO) and pesticide industries.


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Having seen how lucrative taxpayer funded too-big-to-fail bank bailouts paid off for Wall Street, insurance and drug industry mergers are fast creating more monopolies and too-big-to-fail companies.

No surprise that Monsanto wants to expand their monopolies and relocate abroad to maximize their leverage of TPP.