Big Picture Science – OMG GMO?

by Gary Niederhoff on June 18, 2012

You are what you eat. But what does that mean if your food is genetically engineered? And the chances are good that it has been engineered if you munch down on corn or soybean. The prospect of eating GM food makes some folks afraid, but is their fear warranted?

Discover what experts say about the safety of genetically engineered foods … whether the technology delivers on the promised increase in yield … and the argument for and against labeling.

Also, why some say the issue is not food safety, but the unethical business practices of multinationals. A filmmaker reports from the fields of India.

Plus, GM crops off this planet: the role of synthetic biology in terraforming Mars.

It’s Skeptic Check … but don’t take our word for it.

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: Genetic Engineering
Part 2: Safety
Part 3: Glyphosate
Part 4: Crop Yield
Part 5: Farming Techniques
Part 6: Labeling
Part 7: Bitter Seeds
Part 8: GMOs in Space

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