Biotechnology In Our Food

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Over the past 15 years, agricultural biotechnology has taken hold in North America. Increased crop yields, improved food quality, and reduced use of pesticides by genetically modifying or manipulating existing plant species are seen as the benefits of such technology. But according to a new book, Resistance is Fertile: Canadian Struggles on the BioCommons, biotechnology is dominated by corporate interests and does not in fact benefit farmers or consumers.

Click here to listen to the interview with author Wilhelm Peekhaus and read the full article.