Food Law Webinar on Genetically Engineered Animals

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Food Seminars International (“FSI”) will be having a 90 min. food law webinar on September 5, 2012 at 2pm ET on Genetically Engineered (“GE”) Animals. Dr. Alison L. Van Eenennaam from UC Davis will be presenting on the following issues:

(1) Current status of research and development in GE animals;

(2)  Regulation of GE animals in the United States (including the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act and National Environmental Policy Act);

– Case study: AquAdvantage salmon

–  Food safety

– Environmental safety

(3) Implications for geographic location of future investment and adoption of this technology;

(4) Labeling of food from GM animals;

(5) FDA position on food labeling;

(6) Process versus product based labeling;

(7)  Mandatory versus voluntary labeling;

(8)  Arguments for and against mandatory GE labeling; and,

(9)  The California GE food labeling initiative (Proposition 37).

I’m going to do my best to attend.  You can find more information on the webinar and registration here. You can watch Dr. Van Eenannaam’s YouTube video on animal biotechnology here.

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