Are you ready for a tall glass of GE? Grist’s take on transgenic orange juice

It’s rare that us lowly eaters experience any personal gain from genetically modified food. But over the weekend the New York Times published a long piece by Amy Harmon that made the benefits of genetically modified oranges explicit.

That benefit? Having any oranges at all. An insect-spread disease, which turns oranges green and sour, is spreading throughout the world. Harmon quotes one scientist as saying:

“People are either going to drink transgenic orange juice or they’re going to drink apple juice.”

Read the full, original post here: Orange you ready for a tall glass of GMOs?

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