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Arpad Pusztai - Whistleblower

a film by Bertram Verhaag

Arpad Pusztai - Whistleblower

Germany | 2010 | 45:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
After Árpád Pusztai published genetically critical research findings, he is silenced and excluded from the Royal Society.
Synopsis
In 1998, scientist Dr Árpád Pusztai gives an interview, in which he claims that he wouldn’t eat genetically modified food without its harmlessness beeing proved by long-term tests.
He himself has made tests where rats fed with GM potatoes suffered serious diseases, damaged immune system and retarded organ growth.
Soon he is under attack by the GM food industry: He‘s forbidden to give out any further information regarding his research, his papers are confiscated and he is denied access to his lab. He looses his job and gets excluded from the UK‘s leading association of scientists.
Festivals/Awards
37th Ekofilm Czech Republik, FIFDH Human, Rights International Film Festival Paris, International Health Film
Festival Greece, Ekotopfilm, Ökofilmtour Potsdam, FIPA
Cast and Crew
  • Director Bertram Verhaag
  • Director of Photography Waldemar Hauschild
  • Editor Verena Schönauer
Original Languages

English

Production Company
DENKmal-Film Verhaag GmbH
Herzogstr. 97, 80796 München

Phone: +49 89 526601

Fax: +49 89 5234742

mail@denkmal-film.com
http://www.denkmal-film.tv
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