Killing Ants with Jack Hammers? Biotech’s Failure

July 12, 2009 at 3:35 am Leave a comment

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Can biotechnology fix world hunger or are we just falling through the cracks? (Photo via Ethicurean)

OVERSIZED BULLETS

The most striking point of Doug’s interview at the Ethicurean was that genetic engineering or biotech hasn’t increased the amount of food grown at all. Herbicides and even Bt poisons do far less than any other method (herbicides do nothing according to Doug).

Read the rest of the post at FoodCycles.org.

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