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Proponents of food biotechnology are still talking about Golden Rice? Sigh.

| | August 30, 2013
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Yes, they are still talking about Golden Rice, as witnessed by the article, “Golden Rice: A Lifesaver?” in the New York Times last Sunday and the editorial about food biotechnology in the September food issue of Scientific American.

Nicholas Kristof, also of the New York Times, summed up the arguments in favor of Golden Rice in a tweet: “Leftist hostility to Golden Rice is so frustrating! It wld reduce # of kids dying of Vit A deficiency.”

How I wish nutrition interventions were this easy.

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