'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.
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'Bio-pharming' Worries Environmentalists

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'Bio-pharming' Worries Environmentalists

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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.