GM Crops and the Future of Food

January 25, 2009

Genetically modified foods–called Frankenfoods by detractors–strike me as a problematic, but potentially invaluable tool (one tool out of many) that we’ll have to exploit in order to feed a world growing at a dangerously rapid rate. More often than not, however, discussions of GMO’s are cast in the most radical polarizations. To get a better understanding of why we need a rational and balanced debate about the role GMOs might play in the future of sustainable food, see the following piece. It’s refreshing  and, in a way, radical because it avoids hyperbole.

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2009/jan/23/gm-crops-genetically-modified-food-crisis

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