WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Presidential Medal of Freedom award recipient and cofounder of the National Farm Workers Association Dolores Huerta will discuss Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs), health effects of pesticide and herbicide use on farmworkers and the current debate in Congress at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, April 28.
Joining Huerta will be Environmental Working Group expert Scott Faber.
This week environmental groups filed suit to force EPA to review its decision approving herbicides used in GMOs in nine states. This is a step in a long effort to develop mandatory food labeling for GMOs.
This Newsmakers news conference is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28 at 4 p.m. in the club's Bloomberg Room, on the 13th floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C.
Like all Newsmakers events, this news conference is open to credentialed media and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.
Contact: Frank Maisano, NPC Newsmakers Committee/host
202 828-5864, [email protected]
SOURCE National Press Club