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Originally broadcast live on September 20-21, 2004
The George Washington University
Cafritz Conference Center
Washington, DC

Biotech Bugs:
A Look at the Science and Public Policy Surrounding the
Release of Genetically Modified Insects


This two-day multidisciplinary workshop provides an exploration of the potential benefits and risks of genetically engineered insects and the public policy and ethical implications of releasing them. Representatives of government, academia, consumer and environmental groups, and policy leaders are encouraged to attend.

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from the National Press Club in Washington, DC

Two by Two...or Not?
A Look at Transgenic Animals, Ethics and Regulation


Originally broadcast live on June 30, 2004

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology (PIFB) held a policy dialogue to engage thought leaders on the ethical and regulatory issues raised by the introduction of genetically modified (GM) animals.

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from the National Press Club in Washington, DC

Should the U.S. Press a WTO Case against Europe's Genetically Modified Food Policies?

Originally broadcast live on February 13, 2003

Join us via the World Wide Web as a distinguished group of experts discuss the potential U.S. suit against Europe over genetically modified crops. Moderated by NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez.

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from the The Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas

Biotech in the Barnyard: Implications of Genetically Engineered Animals: September 24-25, 2002

Animal Cloning and the Production of Food Products - Perspectives from the Food Chain:
September 26, 2002

Join us via the World Wide Web as a distinguished group of experts from the biopharmaceutical industry, public interest groups, academia and the government meet in Dallas, Texas to discuss these important issues.

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Originally broadcast live on July 17 and July 18, 2002

"Pharming the Field: A Look at the Benefits and Risks of Bioengineering Plants to Produce Pharmaceuticals"

Tune in to hear this multidisciplinary conference held in Washington, D.C. on July 17-18, 2002. A distinguished group of experts from the biopharmaceutical industry, public interest groups, academia and the government discuss the risks, opportunities and challenges of pharmaceutical plants. The conference was sponsored by the Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Originally broadcast live on June 27, 2002

"Labeling Genetically Modified Foods: Communicating or Creating Confusion?"

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology hosted a policy dialogue, "Labeling Genetically Modified Foods: Communicating or Creating Confusion?" on June 27, 2002 from 1:00 to 2:30pm EASTERN TIME in the Paris South Room of The Hotel Monaco, 225 North Wabash, in downtown Chicago. Dan Charles, Contributing Science Correspondent for National Public Radio and author of Lords of The Harvest: Biotech, Big Money and the Future of Food, moderated the lively discussion with consumer activists, a major food company representative and academic researchers.

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February 4, 2002:
"Environmental Savior or Saboteur?
Debating the Impacts of Genetically Modified Food and Biotechnology"


National Policy Forum To Be Held in San Francisco. Environmental Activists, Policymakers and Academics to Debate Ecological Effects of Genetic Engineering National Consumer Poll Will Be Released Evaluating Environmental Risks and Benefits. Margaret Warner, Senior Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, will moderate the lively discussion with environmentalists, policymakers, and researchers. A poll will also be released on consumer attitudes towards agricultural biotech and the environment.

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October 24, 2001:
"Are the US and Europe Heading for
a Food Fight Over Genetically Modified Food?"

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology hosted a policy dialogue to engage U.S. and European leaders on the trade issues surrounding genetically modified food in light of the recent EU proposal to label all biotech products and have information about their origins. The dialogue also examined the economic ramifications and the cultural context of the disagreement.

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July 26, 2001:
"Genetically Modifying Food: Playing God or Doing God's Work?"

The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology hosted a dialogue to probe the question of how religion, morals and ethics play into the debate over genetically modified foods, animals, insects, fish and trees. The dialogue asked experts to explore these ethical questions surrounding agricultural biotechnology in an effort to see where honest and open dialogue may lead.

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