All that Glitters is not Gold (trailer)

Video | 31 October, 2014

'All that Glitters is not Gold' is a short online documentary from Greenpeace featuring various communities' representatives concerned about the introduction of genetically engineered 'Golden' rice in the Philippines.

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'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A. Its proponents have hyped GE 'Golden' rice as a quick-fix solution to vitamin A deficiency which is prevalent in developing countries. Catholic and Muslim leaders, scientists, mothers, politicians, chefs and activists – each one opposing GE 'Golden' rice for various reasons - speak about solutions to nutrients deficiencies already available in the rich Philippines food diversity.