Occupy Monsanto (Sept. 17) begins a global week of action celebrating the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. All across the world there will be events and demonstrations expressing concerns regarding Monsanto’s increasing control of food and Monsanto’s continued aggressive development of GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) technology. Many are also voicing demands for labeling foods that contain GMOs.
The World headquarters of Monsanto is in St. Louis. Safe Food Action, The Gateway Green Alliance and the Organic Consumers Association are hosting a two day event , Sept. 16-17 to participate in the discussion of GMO technology and the larger issue of food safety. Continue reading