For Immediate Release
Sara Sciammacco, Ssciammacco@ewg.org
Abigail Seiler, ASeiler@CenterforFoodSafety.org
Lawmakers, Food Companies, Advocates To Urge President Obama to Require GE Labeling
Washington D.C. – Lawmakers, food companies, non-profit organizations, and advocates will hold a press conference on Thursday (Jan. 16) for accredited journalists to urge President Barack Obama to fulfill his campaign pledge to require manufacturers to label food products that contain genetically engineered ingredients.
What: Press conference for accredited journalists to call on President Obama to require GE labeling.
When: 9:30 a.m. EST Thursday Jan. 16, 2014
Where: Cannon House Office Building, Room 421
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH)
Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
Gary Hirshberg, Stonyfield Farm
Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group and Just Label It
Colin O’Neil, Center for Food Safety
Please RSVP Ssciammacco@ewg.org or ASeiler@CenterforFoodSafety.org if you plan to attend.
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