Golden Rice to the Rescue

Golden Rice to the Rescue

Anti-GMO activists say nutrition play timed to turn voters against labeling measures  

Remember golden rice? Thirteen years after the cover of Time Magazine heralded the vitamin-A infused grain for its potential to “save a million kids a year,” golden rice is back in the headlines, with backers drawing closer to approval in the Philippines, and anti-GMO activists ramping up their campaign against it—going so far as to destroy a valuable test crop there in August.

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