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AIA Victorian Division Lunch Meeting - Webinar available

Tue 13 Nov 2018 @12.00 PM till 1.30 PM

GMO's
Our speaker Dr Bob Redden will provide a comprehensive overview on the topic of GMO. The importance of GMO crops worldwide, history, development and commercialisation, diversity of crops & uses of the products including food safety.
  • The worldwide protests at not being able to use 2nd generation hybrid sterile seed by farmers in developing countries.
  • The role of the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator [OGTR] established in Australia.
  • The status of the current Government review of the OGTR and processes.
  • Gene banks don't hold GM seed stocks but take precautions to avoid contamination
  • GMO a big positive for world food supply 
  • The mishandling of PR and communications has put many offside and imposed huge costs on GM technology.  
 
Elgin Inn Hotel, 75 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, 1st Floor.  W: http://elgininn.com.au/  
Purchase your food and drink requirements downstairs then head upstairs. 
 
RSVP: Friday 9 November.  Contact Bill Lewis: M 0417 146 800, Text or E bill@welewis.com.au 
Join by Webinar if attendance in person is not possible. Contact Bill for the Webinar Link.    
 


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