The Gene Revolution, The Future of Agriculture: Dr. Thierry Vrain

Screen Shot 2013-08-14 at 3.50.31 PMDr. Thierry Vrain, formerly Head of Biotechnology at Agriculture Canada’s Summerland Research Station, gave a great talk about the problems with genetic modification for TEDxComoxValley.  In it, he identified six major problems he now has as a former bioengineer:

  • funding for studies is largely coming from the biotech industry
  • superweeds
  • contamination
  • superbugs
  • genetic pollution
  • allergens

Click here to access the talk.


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