Scientists Condemn Human Experiment with GE Food

The use of human subjects including children as young as 6 years old, in trials of a novel GE food is being condemned by scientists internationally and by GE Free NZ (in food and environment). GE 'golden rice' has been promoted as a solution to malnutrition, despite other readily-available sources of vitamin A. Deficiencies of the vitamin are a cause of blindness amongst the poor.