Fresh Milk, Food Politics Event to Explore the Right to Healthy Food
spite of demand amongst health conscious consumers. Fish farming is coming under scrutiny for producing unsafe food and contaminating the wild fish population. Anti-GMO grassroots activism is increasing due to the failure of the much anticipated mandatory labeling proposition in California. All of these issues and more controversial topics will be explored during the one day event.
Sustainable Canada will tackle challenges related to food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture. Nadine Ijaz, clinical nutritionist and faculty member at Pacific Rim College will give an analysis of the current science on raw milk. Mark McAfee founder of organic Pastures in Fresno CA will present on food politics and food rights. Michael Schmidt, the Founder of Cowshare Canada and an Ontario dairy farmer will detail his ongoing battle with the Canadian government and cast a vision of the future of the food rights movement.