February 18, 2013
With Golden Rice, Fewer Children Will Die
Bjorn Lomborg, Project Syndicate
Finally, after 12 years of delay caused by opponents of genetically modified (GM) foods, so-called “golden rice” with vitamin A will be grown in the Philippines. Over those 12 years, about eight million children worldwide died from vitamin A deficiency. Are anti-GM advocates not partly responsible?
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