Soil & Health NZ Webinar: What do Consumers Want? Navigating GE Issues with Jon Carapiet

5th March 2024 | 7:30 – 8:30 pm

Please join us for our next webinar in our GE education and awareness series. In March, Philippa Jamieson will be talking to Jon Carapiet about consumer issues around GE, including the right to choose, labelling, traceability, and consumers overseas – our export markets.

Jon is a consumer advocate, market researcher and national spokesperson for GE Free NZ (in food and environment). For almost 20 years, Jon has spoken out about the need to moderate the powerful use of gene technology to protect New Zealand’s capacity to produce and sell non-GMO food and to protect the rights of consumers at home and overseas. As an advocate for Brand New Zealand, Jon draws on his years of experience as a senior market researcher and brand communications consultant. Jon has a Bachelor’s degree from Cambridge University and a Master’s from Auckland University, and as well as working in research, he is a keen photographer, regularly exhibiting his artwork.

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