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Biotechnology / Gene-Altered Foods #721204

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather)

(Champaign, Illinois: Cynthia Bowers) Concerns about genetically-altered foods examined; details given about the FDA’s rules against allowing altered products to be released into the market place; examples of non-food products making their way into the food supply cited. [University of Illinois vice chancellor Charles ZUKOSKI†- comments on an experiment with genetically-altered pigs.] [In October 2002, Prodigene Tony LAOS†- insists that his altered corn will not turn up in cereal.] [Center for Science in the Public Interest Greg JAFFE†- says regulatory agencies are playing catch-up with the technology.]

Rather, Dan;
Bowers, Cynthia

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