One one hand we have the state of affairs in the US. On the other we have the future Bill Gates would like to manifest in Africa, all in the supremely laudable goal of reducing poverty and hunger. It's not a pretty picture for people or the planet.
Feeding the world's growing human population is going to be challenging. Neither genetically modified food nor factory farming offer a just or environmentally sustainable solution. This Blog Action Day, let's say no to both.
Another good infographic, apropos of Non-GMO Month and labelling of genetically modified food: Apparently 87% of Americans want GM ingredients labeled & over half wouldn't buy them if they knew about them.
In light of it being GMO Awareness Month this October, and that TreeHugger has written extensively on the subject but never done a really succinct piece on what a genetically modified organism is, I'm passing on this