Monsanto Shareholders Meeting Subject Of Protest

Activists sought approval of a resolution dealing with Genetically Modified Foods.

Shareholders for gathered on the campus of the Creve Coeur agri-giant's world headquarters Tuesday to elect members of the company's Board of Directors.

They also voted down a proposal by a minority shareholder which would have studied "material financial risks or operational impacts associated with its chemical products and genetically modified organisms," (GMO) according to a press release from backers of the plan.

Approximately 30 demonstrators, including some from the "Occupy St. Louis" Movement spent several hours Tuesday afternoon holding signs and banners along Olive Boulevard.

For a full slideshow of Tuesday's demonstration, go to our Facebook page.

Watch: KPLR TV Coverage of the event



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