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DNA for Dinner

Length: 3-6 hours

Discipline: Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Faculty Development, Multidisciplinary, Nutrition

Level: Introductory (variety of audiences)

Author: Lieux, Elizabeth

The use of bioengineered food in quick service restaurants is controversial. Some stakeholders believe genetic engineering will increase the quality and quantity of available foods. Others feel that these foods are dangerous to both consumers and the environment. New Leaf TM Potatoes offer the possibility of great reductions in the use of pesticides in the growing process.

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