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San Francisco to host Biosafety Alliance Conference featuring Vandana Shiva

By California Biosafety Alliance

The conference, Justice Begins with Seeds, will be a space for movement building to actively address the symbol of the corporate food regime: genetically modified foods; to address the many layered implications of GE/GMO food; and to build strategic coalitions and deeper collaborations amongst diverse stakeholders for more widespread political action addressing GMOs in varying levels throughout the state of California.

Justice Begins with Seeds
September 14 to 17, 2011
San Francisco, California (Mission District)

Vandana Shiva will keynote the event, and panelists include scientist whistleblower Ignacio Chapela, Marcia Ishii-Eiteman (Pesticide Action Network), Eric Holt Gimenez (Food First), and author Jeffrey Smith.

Proposals for panels or workshops are still being accepted.

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Little Red Riding Hood and Food Safety

By Fairy Tales

While the world knows in great detail and almost by heart what happened after Little Red Riding Hood began asking why her Grandmother had such big teeth, the story of what transpired in Granny’s kitchen just before that, including what happened to the cookies Little Red Riding Hood had baked for her Granny and brought along with her in a basket, has never been told.

Perhaps parents and children would like to know the full story, cookies and all.

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