Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto’s Europe-wide data collection on pesticide regulators, journalists

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Bayer on [May 21] hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides.

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Bayer [recently] admitted that Monsanto, which it acquired for $63 billion [in 2018], had gathered non-public information as part of the campaign, which French media said sought to influence the public debate on pesticides and genetically modified products.

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