Anti-GM activists rally in India

| | December 10, 2012
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Even as MNCs are trying to woo various state governments to allow them sell genetically modified (GM) food products and Punjab government also showing keen interest in this regard, volunteers of various organizations and public forums and members of different communities like students, lawyers, engineers and doctors came together on a common platform here on Sunday to raise their voice against GM foods.

Starting their campaign by organizing a workshop at Panjab University on Sunday to highlight the ill effects of GM foods, the activists have targeted US-based food products firm Monsanto with a campaign named “Monsanto – A threat to health, environment and human rights.”

View the original article here: Campaign against genetically modified food products takes root

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