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When all trees have been cut down, when all animals have been hunted, when all waters are polluted, when all air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money. - Cree Prophecy

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Safe Food Mela at Kodambakkam on 12th Aug 3-7pm


Safe Food Alliance & Kodambakkam Exnora Womens Guild,
and Anna Park Walkers Exnora
Jointly organise
Safe Food Mela

             “LOOKING FOR SAFE FOOD? JOIN THIS MELA!”
                          Organic Snacks, Sale of Organic products
Awareness Exhibition, Gardening & composting tips

3.00 P.M to 7.00 PM, Sunday Aug 12th 2012
 Anna Park (Chennai Corporation) United India Colony
Kodambakkam, Chennai – 600 024 Cell: 9840958713

Chennai citizens can look forward to an interesting and informative Safe Food Mela create awareness about toxic chemical residues in food and urging consumers to switch to safe organic alternatives, this mela is the combined effort of several non-profit organizations, youngsters spearheading the organic foods movement and organic enterprises. The Mela is expected to be attended by personalities from the film world, musicians, writers  and intellectuals.

The Safe Food Mela is part of a nation-wide campaign called INDIA FOR SAFE FOOD (http://indiaforsafefood.in), which seeks to promote chemical-free farming and alternatives to toxic technologies like synthetic pesticides and Genetically Modified foods.  India continues to use many pesticides that have been banned in other countries and many of these are known to be carcinogenic, endocrine-disrupting or reproductive-toxicants. Many studies including in the public sector laboratories, show our food, water and soil, and even breast-milk are contaminated with pesticides.


The Mela in Kodambakkam will have organic outlets from around the city setting up their stalls with a variety of products (fresh greens, millets, traditional rices, honey, snacks etc.), as also food-stalls selling tasty ready to eat organic fare.  Awareness material about toxics in foods, traditional and safe foods, and urban gardening will also be on display.

The Safe Food Mela promises to offer fun for the entire family, and the opportunity to change the way you consume food. After all, as the saying goes, You Are What You Eat! Enjoy the joys of organic food, and join the India For Safe Food Movement. You can endorse the cause by giving a missed call on 022-3301 0031 and log on to www.indiaforsafefood.in for more information.

                                       For more information contact
     Mrs Meenakshi                         Ananthoo                          R.Govindaraj
           (Exnora)                         (Safe Food Alliance)                     (Exnora)
   Cell: 9840958713                     Cell: 9444166779                  Cell: 9941007058


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