News in Review Genetics In Food: Changing Mother Nature

News in Review Genetics In Food: Changing Mother Nature

According to many people, including scientists such as David Suzuki, scientific advances are not always consistent with or beneficial to consumers when long-range effects are unknown. This is the key issue behind the groundswell of opposition to genetically engineered food, an agricultural and marketing phenomenon that started in Europe. Despite the potential benefits of improved foodstuffs for alleviating global hunger, the caution and uncertainty expressed by such groups as Greenpeace have led to scientific innovation once again becoming a contentious political and social issue.

  • 1999
  • 00:13:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1999
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