Monday, May 22, 2017

GMO documentary launch coming

Farm & Food Care, OAFT, the Ontario Agricultural College, The Genetics Literacy Project and Academics Review have organized a meeting of leaders to discuss genetically-modified organisms (GMOs).

The event will mark the Canadian premiere of the feature documentary, Food Evolution.

Tickets are required for the June 7 event at the Thornbrough Building at the University of Guelph. It begins at 7:30 in room 1200.

After the showing, a panel will discuss the documentary and the science. 
It features Dr. Alison van Eenennaam, University of California at Davis; Mark Lynas, Cornell Alliance for Science and Oxford, England; Dr. Kevin Folta, University of Florida; Adam Malima, former deputy minister of agriculture, Tanzania; Rob Wager, Vancouver Island University, and Dr. C.S Prakash, Tuskeegee University, Alabama.

Kelly Daynard of Farm & Food Care has tickets at $5 for students and $10 for adults.