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March 26th GMO rallies expand across the US as thousands want to have their say

GMO Rallies around the nation this Saturday, March 26th have been organized to spread awareness of genetically modified foods and Monsanto’s increasing monopoly of the U.S. food supply at all levels. The main rally will be held at the White House, with others being held around the United States.

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MAIN EVENT: Washington, D.C., 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, The White House Sidewalk (The White House Sidewalk is the sidewalk between East and West Executive Avenues on the South side of Pennsylvania Avenue NW)11am- 3pm

The date for all locations is Saturday March 26, 2011 (alphabetically):

Ann Arbor MI, Southeast corner of Catherine Street and N. 4thAvenue, just south of theA2 Farmers Market and Kerrytown Shops

12pm ­3pm

Albuquerque NM, UNM

12pm ­3pm

Atlanta GA, Around Centennial Olympic Park across from the CNN Bldg.

11am ­4pm

Austin TX, at The Capitol

12pm ­3pm

New York City, City Hall steps, between Broadway and Park Row

12pm ­1pm

Colorado Springs CO, Acacia Park

11am ­1:30pm

Hollywood FL, Open Air Bandshell Theatre on Hollywood Beach Boardwalk 100 Johnson Street and North Ocean Drive/A1A

11am ­2pm

Indianapolis IN, 200 W. Washington Street #220

12pm ­2pm

Kansas City MO, The Plaza Downtown Kansas City

11am ­3pm

LA, CA, Los Angeles (Westwood) Federal Bldg, 11000 Wilshire Blvd.

11am ­2pm

Maui HI, in front of Long's street side on Ka'ahumanu Ave in Kahului

8am ­11am

Milwaukee WI, Water and Wisconsin

11am ­2pm

Montpelier VT, Outside CITYHALL

11am ­3pm

Nashville TN, Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa Parks Boulevard (Eighth Avenue North)

10am ­1pm

Queen Creek AZ, Safeway Food Store, Queen Creek, Arizona East valley, Power and Queen Creek road

12pm ­1pm

Saint Paul MN, Minnesota State Capitol Building ­South Mall, 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

12pm ­2pm

Salem OR, 900 Court St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301

12pm ­3pm

Seattle WA, Westlake Park

12pm ­2pm

Tampa Bay FL, Downtown

11am ­2pm

Their demands are simple:

  • We have the right to know and want Genetically Modified food labeled.
  • We want factory farmed animal and Genetically Modified animal products labeled.
  • We want independent, transparent, long- ­term studies done on the safety of GMO’s for animals, plants and humans.
  • We want the organic industry protected from cross­ contamination and lawsuits to organic farmers from GM technology.

Who: A grassroots effort by consumers around the nation to demand labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Why: Despite a growing number of studies showing harm to health and the environment the FDA has declared GM foods “substantially equivalent” – no labeling required.

When: Saturday, March 26th.

Where: Look for your city location.




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