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Genetically Modified Foods the Focus of Human Rights Film Series

A free screening of Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOS, part of this year's Conflict and Community Human Rights Film Series at Duquesne University, is set for Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in Room 105 of College Hall.

The documentary investigates the impact of genetically modified foods (GMOs) on public health and the alleged conspiracy of the government with chemical and food industries.

After the screening, Sara Heald, director of GMO Free Pittsburgh, will speak briefly about the subject and answer questions.

The series, presented by Duquesne's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412.396.6415.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.