01/03/2013 05:11 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Mark Lynas, Environmentalist Who Opposed GMOs, Admits He Was Wrong

Lynas concludes that people who want to stick with organic are entitled to—but they should not stand in the way of others who would use science to find more efficient ways to feed billions. “[T]he  GM debate is over. It is finished. We no longer need to discuss whether or not it is safe. … You are more likely to get hit by an asteroid than to get hurt by GM food,” he says.

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