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New York joins worldwide march against Monsanto

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People hold signs during one of many worldwide March Against Monsanto protests, Los Angeles, 12 October, 2013
People hold signs during one of many worldwide March Against Monsanto protests, Los Angeles, 12 October, 2013 Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

A worldwide effort is underway to protest at the use of genetic modified organisms in food. Using social media and grassroots organisation, people in 50 countries took to the streets recently for March against Monsanto to raise awareness and demand change. One protest was in New York.