© 2022 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

'Bio-pharming' Worries Environmentalists

Environmentalists worry about "bio-pharming" -- the creation of grain varieties for drug research. Regular corn and soybean crops could become contaminated, say groups such as Greenpeace. Regulators are just beginning to address those concerns. NPR's John McChesney reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR

News from WKAR will never be behind a paywall. Ever. We need your help to keep our coverage free for everyone. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. You can support our journalism for as little as $5. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.