Contaminated Crops: GMO’s and Farmers (June 1, 2005)
The Beyond Organic Radio Show

Contaminated Crops: GMO’s and Farmers

The US plants more than 100 million acres of genetically modified crops every year, according to the Pew Initiative, making it the world leader in “Franken” corn, soybeans and cotton. While supporters of the biotech food industry point to claims of curing world hunger, critics talk about the lack of long-term health and environmental studies.

This week hundreds of representatives from around the world will be gathering in Montreal for the second round of Cartagena Protocol talks on international bio-safety regulation.

Join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network (, as we hear what US farmers have said about the dangers of crop contamination, loss of biological diversity and other GMO threats.

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