Thursday, January 28, 2021

Tag: Flawed Assumptions Behind GMO Golden Rice

Flawed Assumptions Behind GMO Golden Rice

by Sayer Ji, Green Med Info:

Despite decades of development, genetically engineered Golden Rice hasn’t yet been approved for commercial sale, but even if it is, the rice may not reach the vitamin-A-deficient children it’s intended for due to flawed assumptions over farmers’ willingness to plant it

Golden Rice, which is genetically engineered (GE) to contain beta-carotene, the precursor to vitamin A, is among the most polarizing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), riddled with failures from the start.