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Genetically Modified Food Lecture

Lectures of General Interest: Genetically Modified Food Lecture

This lecture is about GM foods. The lecturer begins by explaining the process of genetic modification with examples from nature. He compares genetic modification and breeding. He describes genetic modification as involving a directed change to organisms. He then moves on to discuss GM foods in relation to English supermarkets and the reaction to GM food in the 1990's. He finishes by touching on some of the ethical issues related to who controls the sale of GM foods (the monopoly of multinational companies), and the impact of modified crops on the environment.

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