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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 25th, 2015

By: Jedediah Purdy | Professor, Duke Law School; Author, 'A Tolerable Anarchy'

Democracy is the problem with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiation. It's the problem for TPP supporters because the trade deal has been secret so far -- known to the public only through leaks and rumors -- and because the Fast Track authorization that the Obama Administration wants would box Congress out of meaningful input on the treaty.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 25th, 2015

By: Mary Pols | Portland Press Herald

Despite resistance from industry, advocates want to bypass a ‘trigger clause’ approved in 2014.

Posted By: Ethan on May 25th, 2015

Iran has unveiled the first sample of genetically modified cotton, which has been produced through indigenous technology by Iranian specialists.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 25th, 2015

By: Jonathan Lai | Inquirier

People saying they are concerned about the health and environmental implications of food made with genetically modified organisms gathered Saturday afternoon in Center City for a rally and march calling for mandatory labeling of "GMO foods."

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 25th, 2015

By: Cathy Bussewitz | Associated Press

Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.


Posted By: Ethan on May 25th, 2015

MADURAI: NGOs in the city on Saturday held demonstration demanding a ban on genetically modified organisms (GMO), citing potential harm to human health. The demonstration was part of a worldwide protest against a US-based company called Monsanto which produces GMO products. 

Posted By: Ethan on May 24th, 2015

By: Camille Phillips

Missouri Botanical Garden visitors were greeted by flashes of color even before they saw Chinese lantern displays Saturday morning.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 24th, 2015

By: Kelley King

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) —  Dozens marched against Monsanto in Dayton Saturday afternoon.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 24th, 2015

By: Chris Bonanno

Protests in Cocoa Beach and Melbourne on Saturday afternoon were part of the third annual March Against Monsanto demonstrations in more than 400 cities worldwide.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 24th, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. — Advocates for a food supply free of genetically modified organisms, or at least one with better labeling, took to the street in Richmond on Saturday.

 
Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 24th, 2015

By: Angie Lee

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - More than 2,000 people protested Saturday in Balboa Park in the third annual March Against Monsanto.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 24th, 2015

PITTSBURGH -- Hundreds of people marched from the Strip District into downtown Pittsburgh Saturday as part of a protest.

 

 

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on May 23rd, 2015

This weekend, Monsanto will be in the limelight as hundreds of thousands of people in over 400 cities protest against them in the annual March Against Monsanto. Similar to the event back in 2014 and the year before that, people are concerned that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are corporately forced upon the population despite the lack of long-term testing for safety.


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