Banana: The Fate Of The Fruit That Changed The World

August 05, 2008

What if Eve's apple in the Garden of Eden was actually a banana? Today on Focus, we're joined by author Dan Koeppel to talk about the history of the popular fruit, as well as the danger it is currently facing from a fast-moving blight in plantations worldwide. In the race to save this beloved snack, bananas grown in test tubes may be our last hope.

Guest: Dan Koeppel (author of Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World)