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Millions of people across the globe will be marching this Saturday, May 24, demanding the answer to this very question. Perhaps you have heard about the March against Monsanto.

Millions of people across the globe will be marching this Saturday, May 24, demanding the answer to this very question. Perhaps you have heard about the March against Monsanto. After all, fellow humanitarians will be organizing on behalf of our food and you in nearly 400 cities worldwide.

Genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs, or genetically engineered foods, are found everywhere, running rampant on grocery market shelves and in convenience store cases throughout the United States; you can’t imagine all the places they hide.

Companies in the U.S. who produce foods using GMOs are not required to inform you that their products include ingredients linked to health conditions such as, allergies, asthma, infertility, obesity, high blood pressure and IBS related conditions, as summarized in this 2009 article from the Institute of Responsible Technology.

In today’s capitalistic, money-hungry environment, it’s probably no surprise that many companies put profit over safety; over the well-being of the very customers purchasing their products. This is why you are kept in the dark.

Unfortunately, when it comes to our reliance on the food industry, the U.S. government has their hand in the proverbial cookie jar, enabling our food system hijacking to continue. Hijack: to rob by force, to seize, to divert. As in, you, the consumer, do not know what is on your plate because they, the big corporations, don’t want you to and government is going to let them get away with it, because they can.

To fall in line with the more than sixty countries who either ban GMOs altogether or require products to be labeled as containing GMO’s, would remove millions of dollars received from the big Agra company and lobbyist, Monsanto, who pad the baby-kisser campaigns with countless dollars each year.

The people of the world are sick and tired of GMOs, literally, and will have a voice in the matter, stronger than ever, this Saturday. From New Zealand to Mexico, Japan to the United States, people will join together to end the hijacking. They will march for awareness and insight into the goings on, at Monsanto.

Monsanto, the creator of Roundup and source of this Franken-food, we as a nation have become so reliant on, so addicted to, is the target of the activist march.

If you live in the United States, Monsanto and its food monopoly brethren are not, by law, required to tell you what’s in the food they process and distribute. Except if you live in Vermont, whose Governor signed a bill just this month requiring companies to label their products accordingly, if they contain GMOs.

Vermont’s legislature believed in the citizen’s right to know and will start implementing labeling requirements in 2016. In Vermont, they will certainly know which GMO’s are on their plate.

The Vermont vote, with others sure to follow, is a huge a win for organic farmers everywhere, who have maintained the brunt of labeling requirements and related licensing and financial burdens for years. Monsanto and the GMA (Grocery Manufacturers Association) are fighting tooth and nail to have the Vermont law overturned.

Per a 2013 report by GMOinside.org, 64 countries require labeling and would like to ban GMOs altogether. Russia, who recently drafted a law submitted to lower parliament said they would consider equating penalties for GMO producers or GMO related activities, harmful to human health, to that of “terrorists”, as reported on May 15 by the Information Telegraph Agency of Russia, known as ITAR TASS.

In this 2011 Accurate Satire excerpt, written by Alfred Heinz, Henry Kissinger is quoted as saying, “Control oil and you control nations; control food and you control the people.” It’s no farce; our food system is currently under control by an all encompassing partnership between the U.S. government and food engineering giants.

Demand to know what GMOs are on your plate and join the march. Your voice matters and it will be heard as it was in Vermont, in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, China…

Genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs, or genetically engineered foods, are found everywhere, running rampant on grocery market shelves and in convenience store cases throughout the United States; you can’t imagine all the places they hide.

Companies in the U.S. who produce foods using GMOs are not required to inform you that their products include ingredients linked to health conditions such as, allergies, asthma, infertility, obesity, high blood pressure and IBS related conditions, as summarized in this 2009 article from the Institute of Responsible Technology.

In today’s capitalistic, money-hungry environment, it’s probably no surprise that many companies put profit over safety; over the well-being of the very customers purchasing their products. This is why you are kept in the dark.

Unfortunately, when it comes to our reliance on the food industry, the U.S. government has their hand in the proverbial cookie jar, enabling our food system hijacking to continue. Hijack: to rob by force, to seize, to divert. As in, you, the consumer, do not know what is on your plate because they, the big corporations, don’t want you to and government is going to let them get away with it, because they can.

To fall in line with the more than sixty countries who either ban GMOs altogether or require products to be labeled as containing GMO’s, would remove millions of dollars received from the big Agra company and lobbyist, Monsanto, who pad the baby-kisser campaigns with countless dollars each year.

The people of the world are sick and tired of GMOs, literally, and will have a voice in the matter, stronger than ever, this Saturday. From New Zealand to Mexico, Japan to the United States, people will join together to end the hijacking. They will march for awareness and insight into the goings on, at Monsanto.

Monsanto, the creator of Roundup and source of this Franken-food, we as a nation have become so reliant on, so addicted to, is the target of the activist march.

If you live in the United States, Monsanto and its food monopoly brethren are not, by law, required to tell you what’s in the food they process and distribute. Except if you live in Vermont, whose Governor signed a bill just this month requiring companies to label their products accordingly, if they contain GMOs.

Vermont’s legislature believed in the citizen’s right to know and will start implementing labeling requirements in 2016. In Vermont, they will certainly know which GMOs are on their plate.

The Vermont vote, with others sure to follow, is a huge a win for organic farmers everywhere, who have maintained the brunt of labeling requirements and related licensing and financial burdens for years. Monsanto and the GMA (Grocery Manufacturers Association) are fighting tooth and nail to have the Vermont law overturned.

Per a 2013 report by GMOinside.org, 64 countries require labeling and would like to ban GMOs altogether. Russia, who recently drafted a law submitted to lower parliament said they would consider equating penalties for GMO producers or GMO related activities, harmful to human health, to that of “terrorists”, as reported on May 15 by the Information Telegraph Agency of Russia, known as ITAR TASS.

In this 2011 Accurate Satire excerpt, written by Alfred Heinz, Henry Kissinger is quoted as saying, “Control oil and you control nations; control food and you control the people.” It’s no farce; our food system is currently under control by an all encompassing partnership between the U.S. government and food engineering giants.

Demand to know what GMOs are on your plate and join the march. Your voice matters and it will be heard as it was in Vermont, in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, China…

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