May 30, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 6

A bumper crop of public awareness: Anti-GMO food marches held over Memorial Day weekend

BELLINGHAM – On Memorial Day weekend, about 2 million people in more than 50 countries protested crops from genetically modified (GMO) seeds overtaking the food supply for humans and animals. The “March Against Monsanto” took place in 11 Washington cities, including Bellingham. An organic grocery there, Terra Organica, recently became the first in the nation to label GMO products on its shelves. Owner Stephen Trinkaus agreed with customers who said they have the right to know what’s in their food – and whether it is created using bio-technology.

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