Today agricultural bioengineers working for seed companies are using technology to limit the way farmers work, including creating plant varieties that are sterile. American innovation isn’t going over very well in Europe, where concerns about the long-term effects of consuming bioengineered fruits and vegetables has contributed to trade tensions. A panel talks about bioengineered plants and seeds: how safe they are and how they’re changing American agriculture and trade.

Guests

  • John Vidal Of The Guardian
  • Nina Fedoroff Director of the Biotechnology Institute at Pennsylvania State University
  • Margaret Mellon Union of Concerned Scientists

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