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photoThe battle over genetically modifed foods is heating up, as the U.S. squares off against the EU at the Washington summit, and Environmental groups protest biotech giants at the conference on Agricultural Science and Technology in Sacramento.

The dialogue over GM foods is now hostage to the extremes on both sides says science author Peter Pringle. Is there a middle ground? On Point explores.

Guests:

Peter Pringle, author of "Food Inc: Mendel to Monsanto-The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest"

Anuradha Mittal, Co-Director of Food First, The Institute for Food and Development Policy

Allen McHughen, bio-tech specialist and plant geneticist with the University of California Riverside, author of "Pandora's Picnic Basket, the Potential Hazards of Genetically Modified Food"

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and Senior Editor at the Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on June 25, 2003.

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