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Subcommittee on Genetically Modified Organisms 

Mudrakers Restaurant 2801 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
(510) 649-7315

Tuesday, July 01, 2014
5:30 PM

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I. Call to Order and Roll Call

II. Reports From Subcommittee Members on Investigations
III. Comments from the Public (3 minute limit)
IV. Discussion/Action
      a.  Reconsider recommendations from City Council to support SB 1381
                       May 6, 2015 - Item 12
      b.  Discuss what additional alternative actions can be considered.
      d.  Discuss possible request to City Council to sponsor and/or direct City staff to
            conduct workshops on options for GMO labeling with retailers and community.
      e.  Discuss researching grocer and retailer current positions for GMO labeling.
       f.  Discuss desired outcomes that can be achieved by a GMO labeling ordinance.
V. Further Actions
VI. Adjournment

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