3Qs: Considering new data on genetically modified corn

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By Angela Herring | news@Northeastern | October 2, 2012

An article recently pub­lished in the journal Food and Chem­ical Toxicology shows the results of a two-year study on the health effects of a corn species pro­duced by the agri­cul­tural giant, Monsanto. The corn is genet­i­cally mod­i­fied to resist the her­bi­cide Roundup, and per­vades the U.S. agri­cul­tural system.

We asked Chris Bosso, a pro­fessor in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs in the Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Humani­ties, to explain the impact the new data will have on the growing dis­cus­sion of genetically mod­i­fied foods. Read More

Food & American Society: An Urban Perspective

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The Open Classroom Series topic for Spring Semester 2012 will be “Food & American Society: An Urban Perspective: What we eat, why, where it comes from, and how it all matters, everyday.”

Each semester we select one graduate-level seminar and open it up to the public each semester. Each week we feature prominent guest lecturers with real-world expertise and experience.

Every Wednesday evening from January 11th through April 18th. 6:00 to 8:00pm in West Village F, Room 20.

For more information or to RSVP, click here >>

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