08 MAR

Bill Gates calls GMOs ‘perfectly healthy’ – and scientists say he’s right

Bill Gates has a message for those advocating against genetically modified organisms: I’m disappointed.  In a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” thread on Tuesday, Gates said that not only does he view genetically modified foods as “perfectly healthy,” but that he sees them as a promising tool in a wider array of resources in the fight to reduce world hunger.  “GMO foods are perfectly healthy and the technique has the possibility to reduce starvation and malnutrition when it is reviewed in the right way,” Gates wrote. “I don’t stay away from non-GMO foods but it is disappointing that people view it as better.”  Read more

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