Genetically Modified Food

The US Department of Agriculture has forecast China’s rice imports would reach a record high of 3.4 million tonnes in 2013/14. Photo: Reuters

State media tries to persuade Chinese public GMO food is safe

China’s state media is working overtime to persuade the public that genetically modified food is safe, apparently softening up the population for a policy switch to allow the sale of such food to ensure its 1.35 billion people have enough to eat.