Letter to the Editor: Golden Rice in Sun.Star Iloilo

Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 02:00 a.m.

I READ the article in today’s sunstar.com.ph: Chinese kids now, Pinoy youngsters next?

As you may know, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and our partners are doing research here in the Philippines to further develop and evaluate Golden Rice as a potential new way to reduce vitamin A deficiency. Vitamin A deficiency remains a serious public health problem in the Philippines and in other countries too.