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Stop Corporate Globalization of our Food System!

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RESISTANCE IS FERTILE! STOP CORPORATE GLOBALIZATION OF OUR FOOD SYSTEM!
by SCSA Tuesday May 20, 2003 at 04:11 PM
organizeforsacramento (at) hotmail.com

COME AND LEARN WHAT'S GOING ON IN SACRAMENTO THIS JUNE AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED ***BAY AREA PANEL DISCUSSION AND MOBILIZATION MEETING IN SAN FRANCISCO ON MAY 27TH****

***BAY AREA PANEL DISCUSSION AND MOBILIZATION MEETING IN SAN FRANCISCO
ON MAY 27TH****

On June 23-25 a US government sponsored summit is being held in Sacramento for corporate reps and government ministers from over 100 countries. Their agenda? free trade for corporate crooks, genetically engineered food, fish and trees, food irradiation,and pesticides

Our response? A festival of diverse resistance to Monsanto and friends. A five day convergence with workshops, education, action and more!

Come and learn more about what's going on in Sacramento this summer and how you can plug into the resistance.

When: TUESDAY MAY 27TH AT 6:30PM

Where: NEW COLLEGE THEATER, 777 VALENCIA ST IN SAN FRANCISCO

What: A screening of FED UP (a film by Bay Area Filmmaker Angelo Sacerdote) and a panel discussion.

Panelists:

Anuradha Mittal, co director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First) in Oakland.

Ignacio Chapela, assistant professor in the division of ecosystem science, University of California, Berkeley.

Wenonah Hauter, Director of the Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program at Public Citizen in Washington, DC.

MORE ABOUT FED UP : About 70% of the food we eat contains genetically modified ingredients and the biotech industry is spending $50 million a year to convince us that this technology is our only hope. FED UP!
presents an entertaining and compelling overview of our current food production system from the Green Revolution to the Biotech Revolution and what we can do about it.

This Event is Co sponsored by:

Food First, Greenpeace, International Forum on Globalization, New College, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network, Public Citizen, Sacramento Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture

For more information:
organizeforsacramento (at) hotmail.com

415 981 6205 x383
http://www.sacmobilization.org



Location:
New College Theater 777 Valencia St. San Francisco California

Contact:
Tracy Lerman
organizeforsacramento (at) hotmail.com
(510) 663-0888 ext. 103

Sponsored By:
Food First, Greenpeace, International Forum on Globalization, New College, Organic Consumers Association, Pesticide Action Network, Public Citizen, Sacramento Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture www.sacmobilization.org


sacmobilization.org/calendar.php?calid=6

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