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  •  To Label or Not to Label GE Foods: Proposition 37

    To Label or Not to Label GE Foods: Proposition 37


    Monday, October 29th
    Presentation: 5PM
    Location: Williman Room, Benson Memorial Center
    Cost: FREE!

    Join FAI in welcoming Professor David Zilberman. Dr. Zilberman is an expert in the field of genetically engineered foods and a professor at UC Berkeley in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department.

    Register online at: http://gefoods.eventbrite.com

  •  Soda's Demise: The Sweetened Beverage Tax

    Soda's Demise: The Sweetened Beverage Tax
    Monday, October 22nd
    Presentation: 5PM
    Location: Lucas Hall, Rm. 126 (Forbes Conference Room)
    Cost: FREE!

    Join FAI in welcoming Councilman Dr. Jeff Ritterman. Dr. Ritterman is a retired cardiologist who introduced a ballot initiative to add a one cent tax per ounce to sweetened beverages in Richmond, CA.

    The tax profits will be used to fund programs to curb obesity, especially in children. The ballot initiative will be voted on by Richmond residents in the November election.

    Dr. Ritterman will discuss the importance of curbing childhood obesity in America and how his taxing sweetened beverages will help.

    To register, visit http://sodatax.eventbrite.com\

     

     Click here to watch a video on the Food for Though speaker series!

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