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GM Corn: behind the monarch media hype

Since the introduction of the first genetically modified food, the "Flavr Savr" tomato in 1994, "GM" products can now be found in thousands of foods, from bagels to butter tarts to soy milk. While the biotech industry points to the safety and benefits of genetic modifications, environmentalists are quick to denounce it as potentially harmful "frankenfood." And that has left the consumer caught in the middle of this emotionally charged debate.

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Scientists dissect the studies suggesting GM corn is killing monarch butterflies.
Medium: Radio
Program: Quirks & Quarks
Broadcast Date: Oct. 20, 1999
Guest(s): John Losey, Mark Sears, Chip Taylor
Host: Bob McDonald
Duration: 17:24

Last updated: May 22, 2013

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