Media Advisory: Report to B.C. health minister shows health risks of genetically engineered food - News conference on Wednesday morning

    VANCOUVER, Aug. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - Greenpeace will release a study
summarizing recent scientific findings regarding the health risks associated
with genetically engineered foods at a news conference Wednesday.
    The study looks at evidence of toxicity in genetically engineered foods
grown and sold in Canada. The evidence suggests the need for mandatory
labelling of GE food to reduce health risks to British Columbians.
    It will be submitted to B.C. Health Minister George Abbott as part of the
"Conversation on Health" initiative, and make specific recommendations for the

    Who:   Greenpeace campaigners and study authors Josh Brandon and
           Eric Darier

    What:  Greenpeace releases submission to B.C.'s "Conversation on Health"

    Where: Segal Centre (rm. 1400), SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings

    When:  Wednesday, 8 August at 10:30 a.m.

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For further information: Spencer Tripp, Director of Communications,
(416) 605-8408

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