Philippines: Organic advocates seeking ban on Golden Rice

The following is an edited excerpt.

Euphoric over the ruling against the field testing of  genetically modified Bt eggplants, organic farming advocates are calling for a ban on a genetically modified breed of rice known as Golden Rice.

Golden Rice contains beta carotene as a source of Vitamin A and is being developed by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

“Is there really a need for alternate sources of Vitamin A other than what nature provided us?” said Ann Fuertes, executive director of the Interface for Development Intervention.

Read the original article in its entirety here: Organic farm advocates hail CA ruling on GMOs

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