Sunday, December 1, 2013

QUEST Science - Facebook Post: Next Meal: Engineering Food (Nov 12)

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Watch QUEST's “Next Meal: Engineering Food” half-hour television episode online

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.

Watch it now:
Want to watch it on TV? Partner stations across the country are airing it. Check your local listings for NET NebraskaKQEDWisconsin Public TelevisionWVIZ/PBS ideastream®KCTS 9UNC-TV

Photo: In the mid-1990s, tomatoes genetically engineered in California were made into a tomato paste. Alan McHughen

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