Thursday, May 2, 2013

Genetically Modified

I get that modifying food for a growing nation, population and world has some powerful logical reasons. They say crops will better withstand droughts, or floods, or bugs, or pesticides.

In turn, this will result in more food – and fewer hungry people - with the result of more profitable crops.

And, they argue, farmers have been doing this for centuries when they cross-breed strong plants, or selectively plant seeds from strong plants in their fields.