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"Golden Rice" Galvanises Both Sides of Philippines Food Fight

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"Golden Rice" Galvanises Both Sides of Philippines Food Fight
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Angry farmers tear down a fence and destroy an experimental rice paddy in the Philippines. They say the genetically modified rice could contaminate their own crops and put them out of business . But scientists at the International Rice Research Institute believe their "Golden Rice" will provide millions in the developing world with a much richer diet.. Institute spokesman Bruce Tolentino says the rice is genetically modified with beta carotene which boosts its Vitamin A content.moreless
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