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Food Sleuth Radio, Howard Vlieger Interview

From: Dan Hemmelgarn
Series: Food Sleuth Radio
Length: 28:00

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Only a farmer can describe the boots-on-the-ground realities of raising our nation's food supply. Howard Vlieger is a farmer and crop nutrition advisor based in Maurice, IA; he’s a co-author of a research paper (Journal of Organic Systems 8 (1) 2013) describing the effects of GMO feed on hog reproduction and stomach inflammation. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Vlieger as he explains GMO crops, animals’ reactions to GMO feed, and concerns about genetically modified ingredients in the human diet. Part I of II.

Food_sleuth_on_kopn_small Only a farmer can describe the boots-on-the-ground realities of raising our nation's food supply. Howard Vlieger is a farmer and crop nutrition advisor based in Maurice, IA; he’s a co-author of a research paper (Journal of Organic Systems 8 (1) 2013) describing the effects of GMO feed on hog reproduction and stomach inflammation. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Vlieger as he explains GMO crops, animals’ reactions to GMO feed, and concerns about genetically modified ingredients in the human diet. Part I of II.

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Theme music: Kevin McLeod

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http://www.organic-systems.org/journal/81/8106.pdf