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I don't why you continue on this GMO trick. People like Vandana Shiva have long ago revealed it.

GMO's are only for multi-national profits by promoting mono-cultures using their patented products.

As Shiva has explained, before that, people had their farms on which they grew a variety of food products, notably some that provided vitamin A. Now that they are dispossessed of "normal" agriculture, they are at the mercy of the money makers.

So-called "Golden Rice" is supposed to replace the balanced meals they had before.

GMO producers are actually guilty of crimes against humanity, and just to get richer.

I don't why you continue on this GMO trick. People like Vandana Shiva have long ago revealed it.

GMO's are only for multi-national profits by promoting mono-cultures using their patented products.

As Shiva has explained, before that, people had their farms on which they grew a variety of food products, notably some that provided vitamin A. Now that they are dispossessed of "normal" agriculture, they are at the mercy of the money makers.

So-called "Golden Rice" is supposed to replace the balanced meals they had before.

GMO producers are actually guilty of crimes against humanity, and just to get richer.

In addition, you use a reliable news source like Fox. Unbelievable.

Wow. It only took a dozen years and hundreds of millions of dollars to provide 68 Chinese kids with some golden rice. I'm sure glad they didn't waste all that time and money on some futile solution.

Are you willfully ignorant or is your ignorance of the ordinary variety?

Golden Rice will reach those who need it at no additional cost

Growers can reuse their seed as they pleaseThose who need the product of this new technology the most are those who can least afford buying an adequate diet, rich in essential nutrients. This has been taken into consideration by the creators of Golden Rice, Professors Peter Beyer and Ingo Portrykus, and the crop protection company Syngenta, who have donated it for humanitarian use in developing countries, free of charge.

http://www.goldenrice.org

Ah, yes, the ever familiar ad hominem.

Who's being willfully ignorant, Norm? I posted this article on these threads two or three years ago:

More than $100 million dollars has been spent developing golden rice, and another $50 million has been budgeted for advertisements touting the technology’s future benefits. A spokesman for Syngenta, the company that plans to give golden rice seeds to poor farmers, has said that every month of delay will mean another 50,000 blind children. Yet how many cases of blindness could be averted right now if the industry were to divert its river of advertising dollars to a few of these programs?

At that time, you or one of your GMO confederates pointed out that it was published in 2001, which was supposed to somehow render its points irrelevant. But all that observation does is highlight the fact that the dollar figures cited are undoubtedly much higher now.

But to be charitable to your side in this debate (something you seem incapable of doing), I will stick to the 2001 dollar figures and say it cost $150 million and 15 years of time to feed 68 Chinese kids one bowl of rice.

Much of the article is factually inaccurate, the amount of vitamin A provided by the current version of the rice for instance. I assume you knew that when you reposted your article, the fact that you didn't correct that obvious error says much of about the lengths you will go to to defend your position. That said your argument that Corporations could spend there advertising dollars providing the needed vitamin A is an interesting one. One can make the same argument against Greenpeace and others who have spent millions fighting GMO such as Golden Rice.

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