GM Foods have been lauded as the silver bullet that will save the world or reviled as “Frankenfoods”. The truth, of course, is at neither of these extremes. The Atlantic’s excellent article on Golden Rice shows a nuanced and ultimately winning picture. In particular, the public-private partnership that is guiding this project toward delivery of seeds to poor farmers, free of license, is a fitting reply to those who think that the word “Monsanto” is an adequate reason for their rigid opposition to the adoption of biotechnology.
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