Talk Will Explore the Real Costs of Factory-Farmed Food in America
Web Editor - Published: October 30, 2012
2012FoodDayPromo235pxAssistant Dean Verne Smith will present “The $100 Cheeseburger: Exploring the Real Costs of Factory-Farmed Food in America” on Wednesday, October 31st from noon to 1:00 p.m. on the Chester campus. The talk will be videoconferenced to the Harrisburg campus in room A-178 and to the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom on the Delaware campus.

The talk, which will explore the health and environmental impacts of factory-farmed food, caps activities related to Food Day. Celebrated on October 24th, Food Day is dedicated to celebrating the movement toward more healthful, affordable, and sustainable food. Previous activities related to Food Day included a debate sponsored by the student-run Food and Drug Law Association as well as a special Food Day Informational table on October 24th that offered tips on healthy eating and a look at deceptive labeling practices. Crown Court also served a special menu in honor of Food Day.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the lecture in the Ruby R. Vale or room A-178 on the Harrisburg campus. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Healthy treats will also be provided.