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Rich in beta-carotene, rice

Date:Mar 24,2012

British syngenta biotechnology companies cultivate genetically modified rice contains beta carotene is 20 times of the previous similar products. The world health organization data show that about 500000 children each year because of A lack of vitamin A and blindness. Because the body can convert beta-carotene into vitamin A, so the new genetically modified rice can make children to avoid long-term consumption of vitamin A deficiency and thus lead to blindness.

Genetically modified rice that are rich in beta-carotene, five years ago in Switzerland to foster success, however, children eat the rice and the amount of normal can't eat in A day can produce adequate amounts of vitamin A for beta-carotene, and this new type of rice on the improvement, make the beta carotene is greatly increased.

But some experts pointed out that vitamin A ?

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