Agricultural Organizations to Host Food Evolution Screening

Agricultural Organizations to Host Food Evolution Screening

Free screening tackles the controversy surrounding GMOs and our food

Madison County Farm Bureau and the New York Beef Industry Council in cooperation with the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance will host a free screening of the documentary Food Evolution. The film features discussions with farmers, ranchers, agribusiness leaders, activists and the entertainment industry about today’s polarized debate marked by fear, distrust and confusion – the controversy surrounding GMOs and food.

Following the film, a panel of local producers and experts, including Cindy Chan Phillips, Director of Nutrition Education at New York Beef Council and Scott O’Mara of O’Mara Farms, will discuss society’s perception of GMOs and agriculture’s role in sharing the story of biotechnology’s environmental, nutritional and economic impact.

What: Free Food Evolution Screening and Panel Discussion
When: Tuesday, March 20 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Kallet Civic Center, 159 Main St., Oneida

Tickets available through or contact John Wagner at or 315-761-9770.

Food Evolution, from Academy Award-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time: GMOs. Food Evolution is a fully independent investigation into biotechnology, interviewing experts on both sides of the aisle and including all points of view. Commissioned by the Institute of Food Technologists, the documentary shows how easily misinformation can overwhelm objective analysis. For more information, visit

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