Books et al.Agricultural Policy

The precautionary tale of golden rice

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  11 Oct 2019:
Vol. 366, Issue 6462, pp. 192
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz0466

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

In Golden Rice: The Imperiled Birth of a GMO Superfood, science writer Ed Regis explores why certain food plants are treated by regulatory authorities and the public as "genetically modified," and therefore worthy of strict cautionary regulation, whereas others are seen as "natural," despite intensive human intervention in their growth and development.

View Full Text