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In the last several months, several American consumers have reported allergic reactions to what they believe to be biologically engineered food. Experts say that some bioengineered food approved only for animal consumption may have made its way into the human food supply. A panel talks about the potential health risks of bioengineered foods and what scientists, farmers, the food industry and the government are doing to protect the public.
- Henry Miller of the Hoover Institution and the Competitive Enterprise Institute
- Val Giddings vice president of the Biotech Industry Association
- Carol Tucker Foreman director of food policy, Consumer Federation of America
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