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New Pepper Strain at Heart of Legal Tussle

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New Pepper Strain at Heart of Legal Tussle

New Pepper Strain at Heart of Legal Tussle

New Pepper Strain at Heart of Legal Tussle

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A South African company claims to have discovered a brand new pepper, and has gone to a lot of trouble to make sure no one else can grow it commercially. The struggle raises a variety of legal questions. Hear NPR's Jacki Lyden, Philip Ovens of Peppadew International, and Michael Pollan, author of The Botany of Desire.