Agricultural Position Update Study Meeting: GMOS

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Event Date: 
January 11, 2014 - 9:30 am
Event Location: 
2101 East Earhart Avenue
Stockton
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This month, as part of its LWVUS Agriculture Study series,
LWV San Joaquin County will feature two speakers presenting contrasting
perspectives on genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

  • Exactly what are they?
  • How are they different from hybridized plants?
  • What are the arguments for and against GMOs?
  • What is their connection to food labeling?

Dr. Kent J. Bradford is a Professor of Plant Sciences at the
University of California, Davis. He also serves as the director of the Seed
Biotechnology Center. He supports the creation and commercialization of new
technologies to improve crop performance and their quality and sustainability.

Ms Charity Kenyon is the Slow Food USA Governor for California’s Central Valley. Along with other regional Slow Food Governors, she spearheaded Slow Food advocacy on the Farm Bill and against engineered foods and seeds.

If you would like more information please go to the San Joaquin County League's website.