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Kelowna protestors join worldwide March Against Monsanto

Image Credit: Facebook/Breanna Stibbs
May 23, 2015 - 5:34 PM

KELOWNA – The annual protest against the Monsanto Corp. and more specifically Genetically Modified Organisms or GMOs attracted over 100 marchers in Kelowna Saturday.

Young and old marched from the Parkinson Recreation Centre, across the Harvey Avenue pedestrian bridge to the Farmer’s Market.

The protestors want GMO labels on food, seed security and sustainable food systems without what they consider harmful agricultural chemicals like pesticides.

It was the fourth year for the protest, attended by thousands in 48 countries.

Check out the slide show of photos taken by protestors during Saturday's march.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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