For the first time in its 27-year history, the prestigious World Food Prize for enhancing the...

|By:, SA News Editor

For the first time in its 27-year history, the prestigious World Food Prize for enhancing the global food supply has gone to a creator of genetically modified crops, a top scientist at Monsanto (MON). The prize has some PR value for MON, potentially aiding the case for bio-engineered food and deflecting some criticism of one of the world's most controversial companies.