Protests as debate over GM crops and pesticides heats up

Protests as debate over GM crops and pesticides heats up

Protests as debate over GM crops and pesticides heats up


Protests have been held in more than 40 countries against the US food giant Monsanto and its genetically modified foods and pesticides.

From Mexico City to Burkino Faso, demonstrators made their anger felt at what they said was the threat to biodiversity and ecosystems from the company’s products.

Similar fears in Argentina have seen doctors sign a petition to get one herbicide – which is created by Monsanto – banned.

Doctor Medardo Avila Vasquez said: “If a woman gets pregnant during the per…
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