Fed Up With Genetic Engineering

Angelo Sacerdote 2002 57:53

As the biotechnology industry spends more than $50 million a year to convince us that ‘genetic technology’ is our only hope for feeding the world and saving the environment, toxic agricultural chemicals continue to poison the air, food and water and put farm workers in serious danger. Family farmers are disappearing at an astonishing rate as people continue to go hungry both here and abroad. So what’s the real problem?

Using archive footage and interviews with farmers, scientists, government officials and activists, Fed Up With Genetic Engineering presents an overview of the current food production system, exploring the impacts of pesticides, the resistance of biotechnology companies to food labelling and the links between government officials and major biotechnology and chemical companies…