Golden rice takes the next step

After 30 years, is a GM food breakthrough finally here?:

The reactions of bureaucracies to golden rice were also described by Beyer as “hard to believe”. “We have had to undergo endless trials and tests and endure endless amounts of bureaucracy. Yet new breeds of standard crops have no such problems, even though they are often created by exposing them to doses of radiation.

The story of Golden Rice serves as an enlightening case study in the battle over GMO approval.