The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Earlier this month, several companies recalled taco shells and other corn products found to contain genetically modified strains of corn that isn’t approved for human consumption. A panel talks about whether biotech firms, farmers, food manufacturers and distributors are up to the challenges presented by genetically modified crops, and what further steps the government could take to regulate food processing and labeling.
- Dr. Jim Stave vice president of research and development for Strategic Diagnostics, Inc.
- Dr. Les Crawford director of the Center for Food and Nutrition Policy at Georgetown University
- Dr. John Fagan chief scientific officer for Genetic ID, Inc.
- Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Presidential candidate
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