EMAC Director presents at Food Summit in Chicago

EMAC director, Dr. Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, discussed the economic impacts of agrifood innovation in the Center for Food Integrity (CFI) 2013 Summit that took place in Chicago last week. Other speakers that participated in the Summit included Mark Lynas, John Lamb, Abt Associates, Linda Eatherton, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, Sue Hensley, National Restaurant Association and CFI’s CEO, Charlie Arnot.


EMAC Director presents at Mistra Biotech Week 2013

EMAC director, Dr. Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, took part in the Mistra Biotech Week and gave two separate presentations: The first was at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences where he discussed  the evolving structure of the global agrifood biotech industry and its implications for future innovation. (more…)

20 points of consensus on GM crops

“Just as many on the political right discount the broad scientific consensus that human activities contribute to global warning, many progressive advocacy groups disregard, reject, or ignore the decades of scientific studies demonstrating the safety and wide-reaching benefits of GE crops. Is political identity more important than science and the environment?”