The former president said, like climate change, science drives his views on biotechnology. He urged prudent legislation and not to be closed off to GM crops’ potential.
“The truth is humanity has always engaged in genetic modifications” he added. “The rice we eat or the corn we eat or the wheat we eat does not look like what corn or rice or wheat looked like 1,000 years ago.”
Source: Video: Obama on GMOs — ‘Humanity has always engaged in genetic modifications’ | Genetic Literacy Project