Frankenfish - August 26, 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

The FDA might approve genetically-engineered salmon for human consumption, while researchers in Canada develop genetically-engineered pigs. Is this food safe to eat?

About the Episode

Salmon is an important part of the culture and economy in the Pacific Northwest. But there are some companies who think they can scientifically improve this icon of the Northwest. Local scientists are currently experimenting with genetically modified salmon for human consumption. But is this food safe to eat? And are there environmental impacts to be considered as well?

Chapter 1: Frankenfish

Chapter 2: Biodynamic Wine

Chapter 3: Elwha Dam Removal

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