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Flawed Assumptions Behind GMO Golden Rice

Despite decades of development, genetically engineered Golden Rice hasn't yet been approved for commercial sale, but even if it is, the rice may not reach the vitamin-A-deficient children it's intended for due to flawed assumptions over farmers' willingness to plant it.  Golden Rice, which is genetically engineered (GE) to contain beta-carotene, the precursor to vitamin A, is among the most polarizing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), riddled with failures from the start.  Read more....

 

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