GMOs, past and future
Maggie Koerth-Baker, boingboing.net
From Modern Farmer, an interesting story about the 1987 test of the first GMO crops, and the changing perspective that’s adding new nuance to the debate today.
Long but good history of some GMO issues. Unusually balanced the key point is to remove the general concept “GMO” and discuss specific issues. They bring up the good such as papaya in Hawaii but still allow for the evil that is Monsanto.