From the interview of Diana Moss for “Farmers, Antitrust Activists Are Worried That Big Ag Is Only Getting Bigger” on NPR on October 18, 2016:
“The proposed mergers could well increase prices for biotechnology, eliminate choices for growers, slow down innovation and raise food prices to consumers,” Moss testified.
Moss says she opposes a system where three companies control four out of every five corn seeds sold in the world.
“This isn’t only happening in agriculture or biotech — it’s happening in many other sectors,” Moss warns. “We have sort of an epidemic of declining competition in the U.S. and internationally. We have major sectors dominated by just a handful of firms.”