FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 12, 2019
Agriculture Whistleblowers to Attend “Eating Animals” Screening
Government Accountability Project Clients on Panel for Award-Winning Movie
WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project’s Food Integrity Campaign will host a screening of the Environmental Media Award winning documentary Eating Animals. The factory farming documentary was based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s award-winning book and was produced by Oscar-winning actor Natalie Portman. It spotlights the heroic farmers, whistleblowers, and innovators who have spoken up against factory farming.
The screening will be followed by a virtual panel discussion with advocates and whistleblowers featured in the movie. The screening and panel will be hosted by the American University Washington College of Law. The screening is free and no reservations are required. Light refreshments will be provided.
Who: Craig Watts, poultry whistleblower; James Keen, food animal research whistleblower; Hana Wuerker, Eating Animals Producer; Amanda Hitt, Director of the Food Integrity Campaign
Where: 4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
American University Washington College of Law Campus
Yuma Building, Room 115
When: Tuesday, November 12 at 4pm
Director of the Food Integrity Campaign Amanda Hitt will be available for comment.
Contact: Amanda Hitt, Director of the Food Integrity Campaign
Phone: 202-457-0034 ext. 159
Government Accountability Project
The Government Accountability Project is the nation’s leading whistleblower protection organization. Through litigating whistleblower cases, publicizing concerns and developing legal reforms, the Government Accountability Project’s mission is to protect the public interest by promoting government and corporate accountability. Founded in 1977, the Government Accountability Project is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C.