A free symposium has been arranged for June 8 to 10 in Washington, D.C. to review aspects of bioethics, economics and social issues in relation to animal production. The program, Sustaining Animal Agriculture: Balancing Bioethical, Economic and Social Issues, is organized by the Council for Agriculture Science and Technology (CAST) and the USDA.

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Speakers include a cross-section of specialists representing academia, consultants, FMI members and agribusiness multinationals. The meeting takes place in the Jefferson Auditorium of the South Agriculture Building of the USDA.