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Program Details
Air Time: 
02/11/2016 - 3:30pm - 3:59pm
Program Title: 
NEXT MEAL: ENGINEERING FOOD
Program Service: 
NC
PSIP Description: 
Explore the science behind genetically engineered crops and what the future holds for research and regulations.
Long Description: 
Are the benefits of genetically engineered foods worth the risks? Explore the science behind GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and their pros and cons. Find out why growers of soybeans, corn and sugar beets across the United States have overwhelmingly adopted genetically engineered crops. And discover how scientists are using engineering to create crops that could fight hunger in developing countries. Plus, meet activists who are raising concerns ranging from corporate control of seeds to weed resistance, and are pushing for regulations like labeling.