27/06/2013 / Global shock over World Food Prize to GMO executives

Global shock over World Food Prize to GMO executives

Environment, Health & Nutrition, Science and Technologies, 27/06/2013

81 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Laureates and Members of the World Future Council jointly condemned this year’s choice of the World Food Prize Jury.

On June 19th, the winners of the 2013 World Food Prize had been announced. The prize goes to three company executives, including Monsanto executive vice president and chief technology officer, Robert Fraley.

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UPDATE, July 13th: ENS reports how World Food Prize Foundation President Kenneth Quinn replied to the criticism raised in the statement.