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?