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Rally for the right to know what's in your food!! Demand GMO labeling!

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Date:
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Time:
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Protest
Organizer/Author:
Millions Against Monsanto
Location Details:
Sidewalk in front of the White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, D.C.

We have a right to know what's in our food! 9 out of 10 Americans want genetically modified ingredients labeled. We demand control over what we put in our bodies!

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine has called for an immediate moratorium on genetically modified food. Multiple animal studies show significant immune dysregulation, including upregulation of cytokines associated with asthma, allergy, & inflammation. Animal studies also show altered structure and function of the liver, including altered lipid & carbohydrate metabolism as well as cellular changes that could lead to accelerated aging & possibly lead to the accumulation of reactive oxygen species. Changes in the kidney, pancreas & spleen have also been documented. http://www.aaemonline.org/gmopost.html

The widespread use of glyphosate (Monsanto's RoundUp) is causing negative impacts on soil & plants as well as possibly animal & human health. These are key findings of Don Huber, emeritus professor of plant pathology, Purdue University. “ignoring potential non-target detrimental side effects of any chemical, especially used as heavily as glyphosate, may have dire consequences for agriculture such as rendering soils infertile, crops non-productive, & plants less nutritious. To do otherwise might well compromise not only agricultural sustainability, but also the health & well-being of animals & humans.” http://www.non-gmoreport.com/articles/may10/consequenceso_widespread_glyphosate_use.php

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