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Biotech Industry Touts its 'Green' Credentials

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Biotech Industry Touts its 'Green' Credentials

Biotech Industry Touts its 'Green' Credentials

Biotech Industry Touts its 'Green' Credentials

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The biotech industry is a regular target of environmentalist activists over the issue of genetically modified foods. Now, biotech is trying to promote its "green" credentials through the development of biodegradable plastics and environmentally safe enzymes. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.