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'Golden Rice'

, August 16, 2013

A scientist shows "Golden Rice" (R) and ordinary rice at the International Rice Research Institute in Los Banos, Laguna south of Manila. Bruce Tolentino, deputy director of the institute, said his team has been perfecting their decades-old research on “Golden Rice”, which consists of genetically-modified rice grains infused with beta-carotene, a chemical substance responsible for producing Vitamin A in the body. Reuters/Erik De Castro 




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