Tagged: March


15 March

  The consumer movement led by Consumers International marks 15 March every year as the World Consumer Rights Day.   2005 – The Consumers International celebrated the “World Consumer Rights Day” with the theme “No to GMOs”, and proclaimed 2005 the year against GMOs because the vast majority of world...


20 March

  1985 – The “Great American Meatout” was launched on this day as a spontaneous protest against a US Senate resolution declaring the National Meat Week. Since then, the movement grew into one of the biggest spontaneous education campaigns. The first day of spring, March 20, symbolizes renewal and an...


31 March

  1978 – Charles Herbert Best died (born February 27, 1899.), the US-Canadian physiologist studied pancreatic extract and the related hormone insulin along with dr. Frederick Banting. After their discovery diabetes started to be treated with insulin. In 1923. Banting only received the Nobel Prize for the discovery of insulin,...