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stored there in case of widespread crop disasters.
As experts in the film point out, if the same gene is used almost worldwide to modify crops, the failure of those crops would not be short-term or small. It would be long-term and global. A single disease could wipe out every strain of corn, soy or other crop that was created using trans-gene technology.
Also, if non-GM crops have been
contaminated by these same modified genes, the entire food chain
could suffer a catastrophe.
becoming a Monsanto-reliant farming country, Paraguay has had to
increase imports by as much as 300 percent. Making the entire
economy depend on patented seeds has made Paraguay destitute. This
is the likely outcome for every country that relies on GM crops.
Then, host Tania Rashid went to India to check out just how bad their clean water problem is in the country, and why water is such a pressing issue around the world.
Take the time to watch it, if you can...
In this episode from season three of our HBO show,
we traced the path of GMOs
from the headquarters of Monsanto
to the soy fields of Paraguay
and then went to India
to investigate their clean water crisis.
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