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You're probably ingesting poison and aren't even aware of it, at least that's what activists in Bismarck say and are trying to bring attention to.

People gathered on the south Side of the capitol today for the "March against Monsanto", which took place all over the world. Organizers say Mansanto is one of the worlds leading chemical companies and it's products are often used on genetically modified organisms, and are harmful when ingested. Co Organizer, Carmen Hoffner, says growing up on a farm where chemicals were used on crops made her question the effects.

"My dad used a lot of chemicals when he was a custom sprayer but I just never felt that was the right thing to do," says co-organizer, Carmen Hoffman. "I thought there was a better way and about 20 years ago I was exposed to the organic world foods produced without the chemicals and pesticides. And after eating that way for just a couple of months my health turned around dramatically so I felt good and I did some research and its not only for our human bodies but for our environment."

One hundred people were expected to participate in the march.


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