Greenpeace opposition to Golden Rice “costing thousands of lives”

Patrick Moore, the former president of the original Greenpeace Foundation, along with his brother Michael, a former Greenpeace activist, “despair of Greenpeace now.”

“’Ultra-leftists,’ snarls Mr. Moore. What bothers them most is the organization’s stiff opposition to genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The Moores are big proponents of Golden Rice, a genetically modified cereal grain designed to produce beta carotin. It promises to combat Vitamin A deficiency in the developing world, the Moores insist, where rice is a dietary staple. The family has established a Vancouver-based non-profit society, Allow Golden Rice Now, to promote its further development and scientific research while bringing attention to what they claim is an efficient, humanitarian response to a global hardship.”

Read the full, original story here: “Ex-Greenpeace president says group’s opposition to genetically-modified Golden Rice costing thousands of lives” 

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