China to lead the way on genetically modified foods

China to lead the way on genetically modified foods

The majority of Chinese consumers appear to oppose genetically modified food, but Chinese leaders know they will need to find ways to provide more food to its growing population, which is expected to reach almost 1.4 billion by 2030. Although China currently does not farm GMOs, thanks to heavy investment in new technologies and research, it is building a storehouse of genetically modified crop strains building a storehouse of genetically modified crop strains for future use, according to a story in the MIT Technology Review.

Oscar Sjogren

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