PBS NewsHour

GMO debate grows over golden rice in the Philippines

Clip: 09/17/2014 | 8m 24s

Vitamin A deficiency is a deadly threat to kids and pregnant mothers in the Third World. In the Philippines, the best nutrient sources are rarely part of the daily diet, so researchers have tried adding vitamin A to rice, a staple food. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien investigates the debate that’s grown up over the development of golden rice, a genetically modified crop.

Aired: 09/17/14

Rating: NR

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