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Mischa Popoff: Leaving the Organic Food Movement

August 17, 2015

In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, H. Sterling Burnett, managing editor of Environment & Climate News speaks with Mischa Popoff. Popoff is an author as well as a Heartland policy advisor.

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In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, H. Sterling Burnett, managing editor of Environment & Climate News speaks with Mischa Popoff. Popoff is an author as well as a Heartland policy advisor. Popoff comes on the podcast to discuss organic farming and GMO foods.

Popoff talks about his history as an organic farmer and his time as a government organic food inspector. He explains why he abandoned the organic movement and why organic farmers should embrace GMO foods. According to Popoff, biotech foods can be the ultimate organic food.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., is the Director of the Arthur B. Robinson Center on Climate and Environmental Policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org
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Mischa Popoff is the author of the critically-acclaimed book, Is it Organic? He earned a B.A. from the University of Saskatchewan where he specialized in the history of nitrogen for fertilizer and warfare.
mischa@polyphase.us