Pig Business Screening
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
6 – 8 PM
The Capitol Visitors Center
U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C
Free and open to the public
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is pleased to sponsor the first U.S. screening of Pig Business, a film featuring Robert Kennedy, Jr. and UK eco-campaigner and director Tracy Worcester, that discusses the damaging environmental, social, and health effects of industrial pig operations. Please join your fellow Slow Foodies at this event, and learn more about Pig Business HERE.
A screening of this film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring:
Robert Kennedy, Jr. (Moderator), has worked on environmental issues across the Americas and has assisted several indigenous tribes in Latin America and Canada in successfully negotiating treaties protecting traditional homelands.
Dr. Michael Greger, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Currently Dr. Greger proudly serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.
Kathy Ozer, has worked on farm, rural, and fair trade policy for the past 20 years for the National Family Farm Coalition. Since 1999, Kathy has been part of the farmer delegations at the WTO in Seattle and Cancun and at the United Nations. Her current work addresses the credit and global food crisis; implementation of the 2008 farm bill; and efforts to address the dairy farmer crisis.
Andrew Kimbrell, attorney, author of Your Right to Know and The Human Body Shop, director and founder of the Center for Food Safety, and expert on genetic engineering and its implications for the livestock industry.