World Traveling Food Safety Activists and Educator Rachel Parent Speaks Out at the Upcoming March Against Monsanto Participatin

 World Traveling Food Safety Activists and Educator Rachel Parent Speaks Out at  the Upcoming March Against Monsanto Participating in a Compelling Bee Requiem  TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Who better to bring the message home about the  growing threats of GMOs than the girl who slayed the dragon? Since Rachel  Parent's debate with Kevin O'Leary on CBC's Lang and O'Leary Exchange, she's  become a YouTube star, appeared in a long list of television shows, radio  shows and magazines, began writing for the Huffington Post Blog, speaking in  universities, trade shows, film festivals and conferences, the likes of which  have taken her as far as Australia and back.  If there's anyone left in Toronto who hasn't been able to wrap their heads  around the effects of GMOs, this event will probably do the trick.  Representing the alarming spike in bee deaths, a requiem for the bees will be  performed at Queen's Park, complete with coffin and pallbearers. Here, Rachel,  along with Sierra Club Canada's Director, John Bennet will be speaking  briefly. Immediately following will be the March Against Monsanto, which will  end up at Christie Pits Park. This is where Toronto's first GMO-Free Festival  and Farmers Market will take place and where Rachel will be speaking again  more extensively.        Where                Christie Pits Park and Queen's Park respectively,                          Toronto     What                 March Against Monsanto, Right To Know Rally and                          Bee Requiem     Who                  Rachel Parent, Food Safety Youth Activist,                          Educator and Public Figure     When                 Saturday, May 24, 11:00am (Queen's Park) and                          4:00pm (Christie Pits)  About the Event:  Millions of activists from around the world will once again March Against  Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms  (GMOs) and other harmful agro-chemicals. Currently, marches will occur on six  continents, in over 50 countries, with events in over 400 cities. See more at:  About Rachel Parent  She began her life of activism at age 12 when working on a school project led  her to realize that GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are not properly  tested or labeled. Since then she has continued her tireless research and  fight for our right to know what's in our food by making GMO labeling a law in  Canada. Rachel Parent is actively engaged with the public both online and in  person, speaking at schools, rallies, festivals, trade shows all over the  world. She is part of the United Nations Youth Leaders Education program and  the founder of, an organization created to  inform the public, especially other children, about food safety, transparency  and choice.    SOURCE  Kids Right To Know  For more information or to book an interview with Rachel Parent contact:  Gen Acuna, 647 273 3010 , subject line:  REQUEST FOR INTERVIEW at MAM Toronto  Image with caption: "Rachel Parent, Food Safety Youth Activist, Educator,  Public Figure and Founder of Kids Right To Know. (CNW Group/Kids Right To  Know)". Image available at:  Image with caption: "A non-profit organization empowering the youth to take a  leadership role pushing for transparency, freedom of choice and informed  decisions so that we can live better lives and a better future - whether it be  about food, the environment, people, animals or water. (CNW Group/Kids Right  To Know)". Image available at:  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  CO: Kids Right To Know ST: Ontario NI: EDU FBR FOD  
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