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      2013 SLOW FOOD NNJ ANNUAL MEETING {e_name}amp; LOCAL FOODS TASTING in Maplewood

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      March 3, 2013

      Sunday   1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

      120 Burnett Avenue
      Maplewood, New Jersey 07040

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      2013 SLOW FOOD NNJ ANNUAL MEETING {e_name}amp; LOCAL FOODS TASTING

      Program for the Annual Meeting: 1-1:30 Local Foods Tasting 1:15-1:30 PM Opening remarks {e_description}amp; Slow Food NNJ school garden program grant announcement Margaret Noon, School Lunch Farm 1:30-1:45PM School Garden Partners Teachers share about their school's vegetable garden 1:45PM -2:45PM GMO: Impact on our lives Michael Hansen, Consumers Union scientist and GMO expert, speaks Why should we worry about genetically modified ingredients in our food? Hansen will describe what genetic engineering is, the lack of required safety testing and why you should be concerned. He will review studies linking GE foods to potential adverse health (allergies, immune system effects, damage to various organs, etc.) and environmental (e.g. increased pesticide use) impacts. He will also discuss what GE foods are on the market, or ready to come to market, why GE foods should be labeled and how you can avoid them (yes even whole foods carries items containing GE ingredients), and much more. 2:45-3:00PM Food {e_description}amp; Water Watch; GMO Legislation 3:00-3:15PM GMO Q{e_description}amp;A


      Categories: Food & Wine | Health & Wellness | Outdoors & Recreation

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