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Genetically Modified Food / Monsanto's Rice #194227

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 2000
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(New York: James Walker) Announcement by Monsanto that it will give away patent rights to a genetically modified rice examined; details given of the public relations motive for Monsanto in response to protests in the United States and Europe against genetically modified food. [Monsanto CEO Hendrik VERFAILLIE - says biotechnology can make a difference.] [Union of Concerned Scientists Dr. Margaret MELLON - says we don't even know if the product will work.] [International Food Policy Research Institution Dr. Per PINSTRUP-ANDERSEN - hopes the private sector will give up rights in developing countries.]

Reporter(s):
Ford, Jack;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:01:40

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