Scientists, Starving Africans Know Something We Don’t
When three African nations facing famine reject emergency food shipments due to concerns over genetic engineering, it’s time for Americans to reconsider their own government’s policy toward biotech food.
Many nations ban genetically engineered (GE) crops because they fear unknown risks. But how can countries facing famine spurn donations of biotech food?
Officials in Mozambique and Zambia are apparently willing to risk seeing their people starve rather than allow emergency shipments of engineered corn into their countries.