What is Golden Rice? If you know the answer to that question, chances are you have a strong opinion about it. That’s because a lot of the rhetoric swirling around Golden Rice is heated, but many times ill informed.
Golden Rice is a technology that was developed in the 1990s to try to make the endosperm of rice contain beta-carotene. It’s been hailed as having nutritional possibilities that could, “save a million kids a year,” according to Time Magazine.
In this edition of The Secret Ingredient we talk with Dr. Glenn Davis Stone. His research on environmental anthropology, political ecology, food studies, and science & technology studies, takes a deep look into the world of GMOs and the science behind them.