Gates Foundation To Pay Students To Eat GMO Bananas For Research

News For The Blind

(Editor’s Note: I can hardly contain the sarcasm that I want to scream from the rooftops about Bill Gates. I wish this didn’t surprise me. How long are people going to trust this man?)

By Joseph Jankowski

Researchers at Iowa State University are moving forward with a long-delayed project in which a dozen students will be paid to eat genetically modified bananas.

According to The Des Moines Register, the bananas were created by a Australian scientist and contain a gene that is supposed to help people living in Africa make vitamin A.

The project, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates, would pay each student $900.

Food-science professor Wendy White, who is leading the ISU end of the trial, says the project will take place sometime this year after approximately two years of delay.

From The Des Moines Register:

In the summer of 2014, White’s team sent an email to…

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