ACTION ALERT - SAY NO TO FRANKENFOODS AT A
PUBLIC DUMPING OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD

Los Angeles, CA - In an effort to highlight growing concerns over the
potential health and environmental dangers of genetically engineered food,
The Organic Consumers Association, GE Free LA and other groups will conduct
a press conference and public dumping of genetically engineered foods at two
Trader Joe's supermarkets in Los Angeles. The food dumps are part of
"Resistance is Fertile" an international week of action action against
engineering.

SOUTH PASADENA FOOD DUMP

When: Tuesday April 4th, 11:30 AM

Where: Trader Joe's, 613 Mission Street, South Pasadena

Who: GE Free LA, Organic Consumers Association, Action Resource Center and
the Southern California Trade Network

What: A call on Trader Joe's to take genetically modified ingredients off
their shelves

*The food dumping is symbolic. Food will not be thrown away*


For More information contact:

Brett Doran (310) 392-7656 bdoran@envirolink.org

Michelle Mascarenhas (323) 646-6749 mm@oxy.edu


WEST HOLLYWOOD DUMP (West Hollywood recently passed a resolution calling
for a moratorium on GE foods and crops)

When: Saturday April 8th, 12 NOON

Where: Trader Joe's, 7304 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood

Who: GE Free LA, Organic Consumers Association, Action Resource Center and
the Southern California Trade Network

What: A call on Trader Joe's to take genetically modified ingredients off
their shelves

*The food dumping is symbolic. Food will not be thrown away*


For More information contact:

Brett Doran (310) 392-7656 bdoran@envirolink.org

Michelle Mascarenhas (323) 646-6749 mm@oxy.edu