GMO-Myth vs. Truth

Posted by on February 10, 2014

If you are interested in learning more about GMOs and our food supply, please join us for this free seminar.

What are GMOs? How common are GMOs? Are GMOs safe?   What are the pros & cons for the farmer?

Thursday, February 20th
8:00 am – 10:00 am (Continental breakfast 8-8:30)
Jefferson Alumni Hall
Eakins Lounge, 1st floor
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

You’ll hear from these experts:

Annmarie Cantrell. Co-Founder and President, GMO Free Pennsylvania and Wellness Educator and Chef, Cucina Verde. Ms. Cantrell will speak on the health implications of genetically engineered foods and the effects of glyhosates on human health.

Dr. Scott Poethig, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biology. Dr. Poethig teaches a course, “Biology of Food,” which examines the ways in which humans manipulate – and have been manipulated by – the organisms we depend on for food.

Jon McGoran, Author of Drift, an ecological thriller from Tor/Forge Books, and its sequel, Deadout. Mr. McGoran has been writing about food and sustainability for over twenty years, and later as editor in chief of Grid, a magazine covering issues of sustainability.

This event is sponsored by Common Market, Jefferson Wellness Council and the Philadelphia South Jersey Society for Healthcare Food Service Administrators.

1.5 hr Continuing Education Credits Registered Dietitian

The seminar is free, but RSVPs are required. For details and to RSVP visit:

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