USA: National anti-GE campaign starts with protest at Shaw’s/Star Markets
A national campaign to rid grocery stores of genetically engineered (GE) foods has begun with a protest at Shaw's/Star Market over its use of these controversial ingredients. Consumers joined Greenpeace and Clean Water Action, both members of the GE-Free Markets Coalition, in demanding that Shaw's remove untested GE ingredients from its store brand products. The protesters conveyed their message in front of the Allston, Mass., store with a banner reading "Stop Genetically Engineered Food" and by handing out pamphlets outlining the health and environmental risks of GE foods.
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