12 Apr '18, 4pm

Everybody loves a feel good story about the future, but this isn't it.

Everyone loves a feel-good story about the future. You’ve probably heard this one: high-tech foods enhanced by science will feed the 9 billion people expected on the planet by 2050. Food made in labs and crops and animals genetically engineered to grow faster and better will make it possible to feed the crowded world, according to stories that spin through our institutions of media and education. “6th grade students brainstorming big biotech ideas to #Feedthe9″ touted a recent tweet tagged to the chemical industry’s promotional website GMOAnswers. Student ideas included “breed carrots to have more vitamins” and “corn that will grow in harsh winter conditions.” It all sounds so promising until you look at the realities behind the rhetoric. For starters, in a country that leads the world in growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), millions go hungry. Reducing food wast...

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