Policy Meeting: Do New Yorkers Have the Right to Know How Their Food is Produced?

Friday, February 7, 2014 (6:30pm to 8:00pm)

Slow Food New York City is holding its inaugural Food & Farm Policy Roundtable on Friday, February 7th to discuss the rights New York citizens have as consumers when it comes to knowing how their food is produced. We will take on thorny issues, such as GMO labeling and the use of antibiotics in food animals.

Consumer Reports director of Consumer Safety and Sustainability, Dr. Urvashi Rangan, and Campaign Director for GMO Free NY, Stacie Orell, will begin the discussion. We have invited a number of other experts. Stay tuned for further announcements on additional speakers.

Speakers:
--Stacie Orell, Campaign Director, GMO Free NY
--Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D., Director, Consumer Safety and Sustainability,Consumer Reports
--Kim Kessler, former NYC Food Policy Coordinator, currently Policy and Special Programs Director for the 
UCLA School of Law Resnick Program for Food Law Policy
More speakers TBA

Location: Moore Brothers Wine Company - 33 East 20th St (btn B'way & Park Ave); Manhattan

Related Program:  Slow U.