Protests decry Monsanto and genetically modified foods

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Thousands of protesters took to the streets across the country on Saturday as part of a global series of marches against seed giant Monsanto Co. and genetically modified foods.

Organizers said the March Against Monsanto demonstrations were being held in some 300 cities in more than 44 countries this weekend. The event — a social media-generated call to action against genetically modified foods and the multinational corporations that produce them — marked the first such global, unified protest for this cause, organizers said.

Read more at the LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-monsanto-protest-20130526,0,2224898.story