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Genetically Modified Foods Are Not Always Bad

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Peter Singer, professor of bioethics at Princeton University and laureate professor at the University of Melbourne, is one of the world's most prominent ethicists. He is the author of "Practical Ethics, Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals" and "One World, The ..." Read more from Project Syndicate.

MELBOURNE -- Greenpeace, the global environmental non-governmental organization, typically leads protests. Last month, it became the target. Patrick Moore, a spokesperson for the protesters -- and himself an early Greenpeace member -- accused the organization of complicity in the deaths of two million children per year. He was referring to deaths resulting from vitamin A deficiency, which is common among children for whom rice is the staple food.

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