Today on Your Call: How are genetically engineered crops impacting the environment?
On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about two recent GMO bans. A federal judge in Mexico recently banned genetically engineered corn, saying it was an ‘imminent threat’ to the environment. And Kauai’s City Council passed a law requiring agricultural companies to disclose which pesticides and genetically modified crops they are testing. GMO crops are grown widely in the United States. What does the science tell us about their effects? Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Holly Kernan and You.
Paul Towers, organizing & media director at Pesticide Action Network North America
David Freedman, contributing writer at Scientific American, and author of the cover article: “The Truth about Genetically Modified Food.”
Voice of America: In Europe, Debate Intensifies Over GMO Food Imports from US
Wall Street Journal: China Pushes Genetically Modified Food
Huffington Post: Huge GMO News
Navdanya: MEXICO BANS GMO CORN
True Activist: Hawaii and Mexico on Forefront of GMO Bans
Organic Consumers Association: Monsanto Bets $5 Million in Washington Fight Agsainst Labeling GMO Food
American Academy of Environmental Medicine: GMOs Dangerous
Environmental Commons: What You Should Know About Genetically Modified Foods!
Institute for Responsible Technology: Dangers to the Environment
Harvard Medical School: Genetically Modified Foods
American Academy of Environmental Medicine: Genetically Modified Foods
Pesticide Action Network: Pesticides in Paradise: Kaua’i Test Fields
Slate: GMOs Won’t Give You Cancer
Mother Jones: GMOs are Safe
Scientific American: Labels for GMO Foods Are a Bad Idea
Scientific American: The Truth about Genetically Modified Food