Hawaii rallies to 'Evict Monsanto'
Hawaii rallies to 'Evict Monsanto'Citing health and environmental harm, anti-GMO movement gains momentum.
Occupy Maui demonstrates at the Monsanto site on Maui for the week of Jan 23-30, 2012. Flickr Creative Commons/Ian MacKenzie
On Tuesday, April 30 at 19:30 GMT:
Many Hawaii residents are fed up with biotech corporations using their land for genetically-modified (GMO) crops and open-air chemicals testing. The islands have been described as “ground zero” for biotech giants, including Monsanto, that have contributed to the state’s lucrative seed industry. So, how safe are GMO foods, and is the biotech industry helping or hurting Hawaiians? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to :
Executive Director, Hawaii Crop Improvement Association
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