To ensure food security, we will need biotechnology. But will the spread of GM benefit hungry consumers, or global agribusiness?
On the sidelines of the US presidential election, battle lines were drawn on a Californian ballot that has potential implications for broader debates about the challenges of global food security. Proposition 37, which was narrowly defeated (52.8% of voters opposed the measure), would have required mandatory labelling for all genetically engineered food sold to consumers in California. [view whole blog post ]