10-10-17 ‘Food Evolution’ screening taking place Oct. 24 in Boulder

‘Food Evolution’ screening taking place Oct. 24 in Boulder  

Join local farmers, scientists and fellow community members for a free screening of the new film, “Food Evolution.” The event is set for Oct. 24 at the Dairy Center in Boulder (2590 Walnut St.). Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the film starting at 6 p.m. and an hour-long panel discussion to follow.  Admission is free. No ticket is needed, as entry will be given to the first 250 people at the door. The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) is helping sponsor the event.
Food Evolution” aims to alleviate consumer concerns over genetically modified crops, or GMOs, using science, rather than emotion, to tell the story.  As it was described by Daniel M. Gold in The New York Times, “Food Evolution” posits an inconvenient truth for organic boosters to swallow: In a world desperate for safe, sustainable food, GMOs may well be a force for good.”