GMO Teach-In with Living Tree Foods in conjunction with the California Right to Know Campaign featuring 5 experts. The event is free to you!
Each expert will give a brief talk. Then the floor will open up for the panelist to talk amongst themselves, and for the audience to ask questions.
Ignacio Chapela UC Berkeley, Professor and Researcher http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignacio_Chapela http://ourenvironment.berkeley.edu/people_profiles/ignacio-chapela/ Miguel Altieri UC Berkeley, Professor and Researcher http://ourenvironment.berkeley.edu/people_profiles/miguel-altieri/ http://www.agbioforum.org/v2n34/v2n34a03-altieri.htm Stacy Malkan Right to Know, Media Director http://www.carighttoknow.org/tags/stacy_malkan
Jesse Schwartz Living Tree Community Foods, President www.livingtreecommunity.com (http://www.livingtreecommunity.com/)
Rachel Pachivas Right to Know, California Field Coordinator http://www.blogtalkradio.com/soundoffreedom/2012/08/10/the-sound-of-freedom
The MC for the evening will be Jay Holecek! http://www.herbnculture.com/about-the-chef.html
Local Berkeley company "Living Tree Foods" will offer a sampling of alive, organic foods for guests to enjoy.
see their website here: http://www.livingtreecommunity.com/
Find out more about GMO Foods and proposition 37 here:
We Have a Right to Know What's in Our Food: GMOs have not been proven safe, and long-term health studies have not been conducted. A growing body of peer-reviewed studies has linked these foods to allergies, organ toxicity, and other health problems. The California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act is simple: The initiative would simply require food sold in retail outlets to be labeled if it is produced through genetic engineering, and would not allow these products to be labeled as “natural.” The free market is supposed to provide consumers with accurate information about products so we can make informed choices abut what we want to eat and feed our children. Fifty countries around the world already require GMO labeling, including all of Europe, Japan, India and China. http://www.carighttoknow.org/facts
This GMO Teach-In with Living Tree Foods event will be located at:
MLK, Jr. Student Union
2475 Bancroft Way at Telegraph
Berkeley, CA 94720
there is also a Facebook Page for this event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/338154656281009/?notif_t=plan_admin_added