Green week 2014: Anti-GMO and industrial farming protest in Berlin

20.01.2014

"Our message today is clear: If the EU loses its small farmers and its family farms, then it loses its history, it loses its culture, it loses its identity; it would not exist anymore...", Carlo Petrini, founder of the International Slow Food Movement addresses an estimated 30,000 people in Berlin.

Anti-GMO and industrial farming protest gathered thousands of citizens and family farmers in Berlin, during the International Green Week fair.

The demonstration is organized by a broad coalition of civil society organizations including Slow Food Germany, sees farmers, consumers, chefs and beekeepers, along with animal welfare, environmental and anti-GMO campaigners, take to the streets to call for a change to our food system and an end to factory farming.

"Our message today is clear: If the EU loses its small farmers and its family farms, then it loses its history, it loses its culture, it loses its identity; it would not exist anymore...", Carlo Petrini,  founder of the International Slow Food Movement addresses an estimated 30,000 people in Berlin.



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