Genetically Modified Crops: Hope vs. Hype
Product Number: C31496
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This ABC News DVD program begins with an overview of the controversial new type of crop hybridization known as genetic modification, exploring why the technology has panicked European consumers and has left many American farmers with mixed feelings. Includes a vigorous discussion between Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman, Val Giddings, Vice President of Food and Agriculture at the Biotechnology Industry Organization, and vociferous anti-biotechnology activist Jeremy Rifkin, who debates the value of government and industry testing and the need for package labeling. DVD. 22 minutes. Available in the U.S. and Canada only. Copyright 1999.