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California Department of Food and Agriculture
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Nancy Lungren, Deputy Secretarty of Public Affairs, (916) 654-0433
Steve Lyle, Director of Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462
STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS FOOD FORESIGHT TRENDS AND IMPLICATIONS TO THE AGRI-FOOD CHAIN AND AG POLICY
CDFA
Release #07-099
SACRAMENTO – The California’s State Board of Food and Agriculture will host a session to discuss food foresight trends and implications to the agri-food chain and agricultural policy.  The event will take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s main auditorium, located at 1220 N Street in Sacramento.

At the session, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker CEO Kerry Tucker is scheduled to deliver a presentation on “Food Foresight.”  The day’s schedule also includes presentations on “Quantifying Sustainable Practices” and “Food and Health Converge on Commercial Relevance.”

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture advises the governor and secretary of food and agriculture of findings as they impact agriculture and consumer needs.  The board conducts forums that bring together local, state, and federal government officials, agricultural representatives, and citizens to discuss current issues of concern to California agriculture.

All California State Board of Food and Agriculture meetings are open to the media and general public.

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