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YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW WHAT'S IN YOUR FOOD! GMO LABELING NOW!
Date Saturday March 26
Time 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Union Square
San Francisco, CA
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorMillions Against Monsanto
YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW WHAT'S IN YOUR FOOD! DEMAND GMO LABELING! RALLY TOMORROW IN UNION SQUARE, SAN FRANCISCO AT 11AM. rain or shine
Rallies are being held nationwide tomorrow, with the main event happening in front of the White House. Tell a friend!
Details: http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/index.cfm#rallies

UNFIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION:
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

POISONING THE SOIL & CAUSING MISCARRIAGES IN COWS:
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.nongmoreport.com/articles/may10/consequenceso_widespread_glyphosate_use.php

GMO's CAUSE HEALTH PROBLEMS THAT COST TAXPAYERS TRILLIONS:
There is a direct correlation between our genetically engineered food supply & the $2 trillion the US spends annually on medical care, namely an epidemic of diet-related chronic diseases. Instead of healthy fruits, vegetables, grains, & grass-fed animal products, US factory farms & food processors produce a glut of genetically engineered junk foods that generate heart disease, stroke, diabetes & cancer.

EVERY TIME YOU EAT GMO'S, FARMER-ENSLAVING, WATER POLLUTING, POLLINATOR KILLING, UNSUSTAINABLE AGRIMONSTERS PROFIT.
""Every suicide can be linked to Monsanto," "...the journalist Palagummi Sainath is certain the scale of the epidemic of rural suicides is underestimated & that it is getting worse. "Wave upon wave," he says, from his investigative trips in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh & Maharashtra. "One farmer every 30 minutes in India now, & sometimes 3 in one family."
As crops from Monsanto failed year after year, thousands & thousands of Indian farmers have killed themselves http://www.independent.co.uk/news/a2173995.html

AFTER THE ARMY COMES MONSANTO:
Order 81 mandates that Iraq’s commercial-scale farmers must now purchase "registered” seeds. These are available through agribusiness giants like Monsanto, Cargill Corporation and the World Wide Wheat Company, but Monsanto is far and away the most significant player in the registered seed market. Order 81, by first forcing Iraq’s farmers to use GM seeds, and then by declaring natural seeds an infringement on Monsanto technology, will result in the sorts of tragedies seen elsewhere in the developing world. Order 81, mandated under the dystopian title "Plant Variety Protection,” turns the agricultural world on its head by defining indigenous crops as invasive and GM crops as uniform and stable. We will control their food supply. http://www.opednews.com/Diary/Destroy-the-Afghan-Opium-C-by-Kenny-090404-258.htm
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