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GMO Awareness Month Film & Discussion: Genetic Roulette

Thursday | October 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Do you still wonder what happened with Prop 37? Well, there are still many grassroots volunteers working to bring transparency and democracy to our food system.

Join us for a night of GMO Awareness with a movie showing of Genetic Roulette by Jeffrey Smith followed by a Q & A with the Bay Area organizers.

Bring your friends, family and anyone you know who eats to learn all about GMOs and the risks we are taking with eating them.

Never-Before-Seen-Evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population, especially among children. Gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases, and infertility are just some of the problems implicated in humans, pets, livestock, and lab animals that eat genetically modified soybeans and corn.

Panelists —

Rachel Haight is currently a volunteer coordinator for East Bay. During the grassroots campaign to label GMOs in California, she worked as a volunteer gathering signatures, tabling at farmer’s markets, and the like. Later, when the ballot initiative became Proposition 37, she worked as the volunteer coordinator in Berkeley.

Sofia Pavlova worked as the Proposition 37 Campaign Administrator. She was also the volunteer coordinator for Oakland. After the campaign she worked for Jeffrey Smith as the Event Coordinator at the Institute for Responsible Technology. She currently is co-coordinating the East Bay volunteer group.

Rachel Pachivas started with the grassroots group, Label GMOs in July of 2011 as the local leader for the East Bay. She then became the field coordinator for Northern California for Proposition 37 and the California Right to Know. Presently, she’s a volunteer coordinator for East Bay.

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