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- Dr. Jim Stave vice president of research and development for Strategic Diagnostics, Inc.
- Dr. Les Crawford director of the Center for Food and Nutrition Policy at Georgetown University
- Dr. John Fagan chief scientific officer for Genetic ID, Inc.
- Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Presidential candidate
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