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"The International Food Fight Around Genetically Modified Crops and Animals: Addressing Environmental Issues through International and National Regulations" - Greg Jaffe

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm

G65 Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, G65 G65 Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Greg Jaffe
Center for Science in the Public Interest

What are genetically modified crops and animals and what are the potential environmental issues around their use?  What international agreements and national laws regulate those products?  This talk will discuss both the scientific and legal issues around GM crops and animals. It will provide the audience with a balanced analysis that will allow them to understand this topic and cut through the rhetoric espoused by both proponents and opponents.

Gregory Jaffe is the Director of the Project on Biotechnology for the Center for Science in the Public Interest (“CSPI”), a non-profit consumer organization located in the United States.  Mr. Jaffe came to CSPI after working as a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division and as Senior Counsel with the U.S. EPA, Air Enforcement Division.  He earned his BA with High Honors from Wesleyan University in Biology and Government and then received a law degree from Harvard Law School. 

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Law School

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se343@cornell.edu

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Samuel Esclavon

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This event is sponsored by GPSAFC and is open to the graduate community. Please contact se343@cornell.edu if you require any special arrangements!