RT America -- May 15, 2015
RT examines how markets impact the way we eat
Manuel Rapalo and Ameera David speak with Professor Frederick Kaufman, author of the book ‘Bet the Farm,’ about the reasons why healthy foods are increasingly expensive for the majority of Americans. Kaufman looks at how taxes, profits and cost make it nearly impossible for millions to eat healthier.
GMOs: Should they be on our shelves?
The benefits and safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are causing a major debate within the healthcare and scientific communities, as well as the public. Ameera David and Manuel Rapalo speak with Alexis Baden-Mayer of the Organic Consumers Association and Peter Davies, professor of Plant Biology at Cornell University, discussing the pros and cons with regards to GMOs.