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ELIZABETH HENDERSON – Organic Farmers Are Not Anti-Science but Genetic Engineers Often Are

At one of the public brainstorming sessions for the New York Organic Action Plan, an organic farmer made an impassioned plea for “independent science” and told us that, with 8.5 billion mouths to feed by 2050, we will need genetic engineering to prevent starvation. I would like to examine these words carefully to decipher what they mean, how they are being used, and …