USA: GM crops could feed the world, says UN report
Rich countries must overcome their resistance to genetically engineered foods or risk cutting off the world's poverty stricken populations from vital food supplies, said the United Nations in its 11th annual Human Development Report . The report, which is officially released today, pays much attention to the potential benefits of GM foods for the developing world. It acknowledges that they may pose risks to health and the environment but stresses that they will also increase food and nutrient supplies and thereby reduce hunger.
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