'Genetically Modifying Food: Playing God or Doing God's Work?' - Video Webcast


07/26/2001 - The Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology hosted a dialogue to probe the question of how religion, morals and ethics play into the debate over genetically modified foods, animals, insects, fish and trees. The dialogue asked experts to explore these ethical questions surrounding agricultural biotechnology in an effort to see where honest and open dialogue may lead.

Participants included:

David Magnus, Ph.D., Graduate Studies Director, the Center for Bioethics, The University of Pennsylvania

Jaydee Hanson, Assistant General Secretary for Public Witness and Advocacy, General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church

Rabbi Avram Israel Reisner, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Baltimore Hebrew University

Robert Gronski, Ph.D., Policy Coordinator, National Catholic Rural Life Conference


Margaret Warner, Senior Correspondent, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

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