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Don't Panic! It's Only Poison

A user-friendly look at toxicology

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The Baton Rouge Critical Thinking Club is proud to present this free, educational, and engaging public program, sponsored by the Toxicology Education Foundation (TEF), and exploring toxicology, the fascinating science of poisons, past, present, and future. TEF (toxedfoundation.org), a non-profit, charitable foundation dedicated to enhancing the public's understanding of toxicology, has assembled a panel of experts to discuss, in clear language, subjects such as the history of toxicology, its basic scientific tenets, common poisonings and treatment for the poisoned patient, environmental contamination, and alternatives to animal testing. Join a distinguished roster of experts to:

Uncover the deep, dark secrets of toxicology's history.
Differentiate the hearsay from the science.
Identify poisonous plants and venomous animals of Louisiana.
Get up to date on the Gulf Oil Spill in relation to seafood safety.
Learn how to test for chemical safety without the use of animals.

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  • Philip Wexler

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