GMO Fact Finding Report

SUBHEAD: Correction: At Kauai Veteran's Center,  Joint Fact Finding Group report on pesticides, Monday April 4.

By Jeri DiPietro on 1 April 2016 in Island Breath -

Image above: On page 8 of Draft Report illustration of pesticide impact from "Nile River Awareness Kit".

 GMO Joint Fact Finding Group report

Monday 4th April from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Kauai Veteran's Center
3125 Kapule Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766

(For explanation see

Reminder that this coming Monday, April 4 from 7 to 9pm the Joint Fact Finding Group will present their recommendations in the draft report and the process of investigating data of the experimental GMO test fields and pesticide spraying on Kauai, by Pioneer, DuPont, Syngenta, Dow Agroscience and BASF.

This presentation will be in Lihue at the Kauai Veteran's Center. The panel will discuss how they arrived at their recommendations and what the next steps might be. There will be some time for written Questions and Answers.

Let's fill the room and show our support for keeping strong recommendations in the final report.

The draft report:

Your comments are limited to 250 words and can be emailed to

While we were pleased that the draft study contains a set of good recommendations that are informed by the Precautionary Principle.

You can prepare by reviewing the Report's Executive Summary and Recommendations, and noting any glaring omissions or misstatements and provide any suggestions.

Here are the links to the Appendices and source materials as well.

Appendix 1:

Appendix 2:
For research methodology for the report’s recommended areas for further study.

Mahalo nui loa! See you there, bring your friends and your aloha, and help us spread the word.


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