Global march challenges Monsanto’s dominance: LIVE UPDATES Get short URL Published time: May 25, 2013 03:06 Edited time: May 25, 2013 10:04

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Global march challenges Monsanto‘s dominance: LIVE UPDATES

Published time: May 25, 2013 03:06
Edited time: May 25, 2013 10:04

The march against Monsanto in Melbourne, May 25, 2013. (Image from twitter user@conoilseed)
The march against Monsanto in Melbourne, May 25, 2013. (Image from twitter user@conoilseed)

The March Against Monsanto will see hundreds of thousands in 40 countries unite to challenge biotechnology corporations and protest against genetically modified foods, which despite bans in some countries due to health hazards remain legal in many others.

9:00 GMT: Anti-Monsanto activists are claiming a mainstream media blackout on coverage of the protest marches.

8:20 GMT: Anti-Monsanto campaigners across the UK will march as part of a global day of protest against the GMO giant. Rallies are set to take place in London, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester, Douglas, Torquay and Nottingham.

6:50 GMT: Sarah Saunders, an organizer of the event, said she was leading the march to “help protect the future health…

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