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David Suzuki speaks out against genetically modified food

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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Canada's foremost environmental conscience says GM food is bad science.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Oct. 17, 2001
Guest(s): Charles Caccia
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Christina Lawand
Duration: 2:39

Last updated: November 28, 2013

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