Scientists around the world call on global retailers to stop selling genetically-modified products, while telling agricultural producers to reduce the use of pesticides in order to increase productivity. There is already proof that the process of inserting a foreign gene into an organism’s genome, its stability is violated, which can cause a change in chemical contents and the appearance of toxic substances in it. The consequences of worldwide use of pesticides and nitrates are even more frightening: illness, violations of ecosystems, and extinction of species. Can agriculture be safer and more advanced at the same time?
12:30 — 13:45
GVA Kazakhstan /
Writer, Author of "Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal"
Head of "Nutrition and Health" at the European Council on Information on Foodstuffs
Chief Scientific Officer and Cofounder Vydiant Inc
American blog author of the book "The vertical farm - Feeding the World in the 21st Century"