2014 Annual Dinner Meeting

Presented by: 

WAMDA & Ed Stockman, MS

Date & time: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Mercy Medical Center, 271 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104

Scholarship Winners - Toni Ambrogio & Samantha McCarthy
Scholarship Winners - Toni Ambrogio & Samantha McCarthy

Presentation Title: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Food and Agrochemical Concerns, with an update on GMO Food labeling in Massachusetts.

Ed Stockman will present the movie Genetic Roulette, which addresses the genetic engineering of crops and foods, the agrochemical used to grow GMO crops, and the potential for associated health issues. After the film Ed will discuss agrochemical contamination of the food supply, answer questions, and encourage discussion.

Ed Stockman, M.S., is a biologist, organic farmer for 41 years, and a GMO educator. He has been giving presentations throughout New England but is currently focusing his activism in Massachusetts.


  1. Introduce participants to the fundamental concepts of genetic engineering.
  2. Educate about the agrochemical contamination of our food supply and the evidence for associated health risks.
  3. Provide a brief history of the introduction of GMO foods into our food supply.
  4. Update of the GMO food labeling initiative in Massachusetts.

2 CPEUs offered.

5:30pm Registration, 6:00pm Dinner, 6:30pm Speaker Presentation

WAMDA Members: $20, Non-members: $25, Students and interns: $10
Please make check out to WAMDA and send with registration form to:
WAMDA c/o Anne Maher, 129 Blackberry Lane, Amherst MA 01002

To RSVP by phone or email;
Anne 413-687-3671 or [email protected]