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Franken-food or Scare Tactics? GMOs: Science, Law and Policy
Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
There is no charge for this program.

An increase in genetically modified foods has created a debate regarding the safety of such food on human health and the impact genetically modified crops have on the environment. This symposium will explore the legal, scientific and public health issues involved with GMOs, discussing the pros and cons of potential enhanced regulation and/or legislation in New York and nationwide.

Moderator/Speaker: BETH ROXLAND, M. Bioethics, Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law

Speakers: DAVID O. CARPENTER, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Health and the Environment, SUNY Albany School of Public Health; PATTY LOVERA, Assistant Director, Food & Water Watch; CATHLEEN ENRIGHT, MD, Executive Vice President, Food and Agriculture Section, The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO); GREG JAFFE, Director, Project on Biotechnology, Center for Science in the Public Interest

Sponsored by: Committee on Health Law, Ron Lebow, Chair

Co-sponsored by: Committees on Medical Research and Biotechnology Law, and Public Health Law of the Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law Section of the State Bar Association


42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036


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