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A Closer Look (Genetically Engineered Corn) #189854

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 28, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Demonstration in Washington, DC, by environmental activists from Greenpeace shown.

(Prairie City, Iowa: Bob Jamieson) The contamination of corn in Iowa by StarLink genetically altered corn featured; scenes shown from the fields; details given of the extent of the problem. [Farmers Gene TURNER, Don KARWAL, John KLINDT - comment on their corn.] [Iowa attorney general Tom MILLER - says Aventis has to take care of the problem because the company was irresponsible.] [Iowa State University economist professor Roger GINDER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Monsanto that it will restrict sales of its genetically altered corn noted.

Reporter(s):
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:30

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