25 May


2013 – The first “March Against Monsanto” was held in 436 cities in 52 countries around the world. Organizers estimate 200 thousand to 2 million people attended and protested against the company, its GM seeds and foods, and Monsanto’s influence on world governments.

In Croatia, the protest was held in Zagreb, Split, Osijek, Rijeka, Bjelovar, Ðakovo and Zadar. Participants demanded protection of biodiversity, mandatory labeling of GM products and food, more research on the impact of GM on human health, and cancellation of laws that protect Monsanto and other biotech multinationals.

American organizer Tami Canal, which is the founder of the FB page, says she initiated the protest to protect her two daughters: “I feel that Monsanto harms health, fertility and longevity of my daughter’s generation. I could not sit still and wait for someone else to do something.” Tami’s FB page was formed in response to the failure of Californian Proposition 37, which would have required labeling of GM food products, from breakfast cereals to tofu.



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