Genetically Modified Foods: The New Transatlantic Fight

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Genetically modified crops have been on American grocery store shelves for years. Roughly three-quarters of all US soybeans, more than 70 percent of US cotton and more than a third of all the maize produced in the United States have been genetically modified. For nearly 5 years, the European Union has placed a moratorium on such crops, prompting the US to threaten to bring its case before the World Trade Organization to force the EU to drop its ban. Is the move a case of consumer protection or mere protectionism? Guest host Jim Moret joins an EU commissioner, a US trade policy negotiator, a plant geneticist and a consumer advocate for a look at the transatlantic battle over what we eat.
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The Patriot Act of 2001

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Annika Sorenstam

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Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)

Professional Golfers' Association (PGA)



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