Food justice advocates rise up to confront corporate control of our food system
By Common Dreams
An alliance of Occupy groups, environmental and food justice organizations have called for a global day of action on February 27 to resist corporate control of our food system and to work towards a healthy food supply for all.
Occupy Our Food Supply is a call facilitated by Rainforest Action Network and is supported by over 60 Occupy groups and over 30 organizations including Family Farm Defenders, National Family Farms Coalition and Pesticide Action Network.
Posted in Biotechnology, Genetically Engineered Food, Health Foods, Sustainable Practices
Tagged feb 27 occupy food, food democracy, food freedom, food rights, food sovereignty, just food, no GMO, occupy food supply, slow food, vandana shiva
GMO grapevines destroyed (AFP)
By Rady Ananda
Early Sunday morning, French police stood helpless as sixty people, locked inside an open-air field of genetically modified grapevines, uprooted all the plants. In Spain last month, dozens of people destroyed two GMO fields. On the millennial cusp, Indian farmers burned Bt cotton in their Cremate Monsanto campaign. Ignored by multinational corporations and corrupt public policy makers, citizens act to protect the food supply and the planet.
Posted in Biotechnology, Environment, Genetically Engineered Food, Land Rights, Peasants, Farmers, Ranchers, pollution
Tagged biotech, cremate monsanto, genetically engineered crops, genetically modified crops, gmo vineyard destroyed, no GMO, rady ananda, spain gmo crops destroyed