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The Truth About GMO Crops

Truth About GMO Crops

Saturday, July 19, 2 PM, Wille Hall, COCC campus, 2600 NW College Way, Bend

Dr. Ray Seidler will present compelling biosafety concerns about harmful effects of genetically modified organisms on human and animal health, agriculture and the environment. Get answers to your GMO questions. Dr. Seidler is a retired Professor of Microbiology, Oregon State University; former Senior Research Scientist and GMO Biosafety Team Leader, Terrestrial Plant Ecology Research Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis; and international speaker on health and environmental effects, and economics of GMOs. He has been named one of the 2,000 Outstanding World Scientists of the 20th Century and twice won the EPA Bronze Medal for research service to the agency. Q and A after presentation.

Film: "Seeds of Death"

Sunday, August 24, 2 PM, Brooks Room, Deschutes Downtown Library, 601 NW Wall Street, Bend

Every single independent study conducted on the impact of genetically modified food shows that it damages organs, it causes infertility, it causes immune system failure, it causes holes in the GI tract, and it causes multiple organ system failure. Big Ag has built an industrial model which doesn't fit nature, so they’re changing nature by inserting genes of completely different species and tolerance to huge doses of chemical poisons. The film asks the question, should we allow the future of food security to rely on GMOs and Monsanto? 80 minutes. Free showing!