Harold Koopowitz, California

Golden Rice Update

August 9, 2013
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Category: General

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Anti Genetically Modified Foods people recently vandalized the golden rice field trials in the Philippines.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23632042

It is estimated that…. “According to Helen Keller International, around 670,000 children will die each year from the problem, while 350,000 will go blind.”  This is because of Vitamin A deficiency, that Golden Rice could alleviate.

Which is the greater evil?

One response to “Golden Rice Update”

  1. John Beck, Illinois says:

    My understanding is that the patent owners will own the seed and anyone planting rice will ideally be forced to pay for seed from the company introducing the rice. No more saving seed?