The American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (“SEER”) will be hosting a program titled California’s Proposed GM Food Labeling Law: Pros, Cons, and Legal Issues on tomorrow, July 31, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 EST. The program is co-sponsored by the International Environmental Law Committee; the Pesticides, Chemical Regulation, and Right-to-Know Committee; the National Agricultural Law Center; and the American Agricultural Law Association (“AALA”).
The educational objectives of the program are as follows:
- Present the latest news on genetic modified (“GM”) labeling as proposed in California;
- Inform participants about the “legal landscape” of GM labeling laws, laws around the world; and
- Deliver timely information about pending regulatory rule-makings or legislative initiatives at the federal level relating to labeling of biotech food products.
The panel will be moderated by Harrison Pittman, Director of the National Agricultural Law Center. The remaining faculty members are as follows:
Michael Hansen, Consumers Union,
George Kimbrell, Center for Food Safety,
Gary Marchant, Arizona State University College of Law, and
Thomas Parker Redick, Global Environmental Ethics Counsel.
Please direct any questions about the program to Harrison Pittman at firstname.lastname@example.org.