Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Mudrakers Restaurant, 2801 Telegraph Ave.
, Berkeley  
6:00 PM

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I.        Call to Order and Roll Call

II.        Announcements from Commissioners

III.       Comments from the Public

IV.       Discussion/Action

                a.  Discuss actions in response to City Council referral on September 10, 2013 on fresh produce labeling
                     for Genetically Modified Organisms.

                b.  Informal CEAC action from March 13, 2014

                      1)  Discuss with Community Health Commission GMO Subcommittee support for following recommendation:
                           Send a letter to the California Legislautre urging them to support SB 1381, requiring genetically modified
                           organisms to be labeled in the State of California.

V.       Adjournment

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