The focus of this G8 Summit is 'sustainable agriculture' and the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa, which is supposed to build on the L'Aquila agreements that promised strong investments in Africa's agriculture. Here is the White House Fact Sheet: G-8 Action on Food Security and Nutrition.
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CCTV asks Eric Holt-Giménez Executive Director, Food First "Why are People Marching Against Monsanto?"
On May 25, 2013 Marches Against Monsanto were held in 436 cities in 52 countries around the world. While 60 countries have already banned or require labeling of products containing Monsanto's genetically modified organisms (high-fructose corn syrup being the leading and most pervasive ingredient in processed foods), the U.S requires no labeling. The only way to know that your food does not contain GMOs is to buy organic, grow it yourself or know your farmer.