golden rice
n. A strain of rice that has been genetically modified to increase its Vitamin A content.

Example Citation:
"Last week, for example, researchers announced they had created a new 'golden rice,' that contains transplanted genes to combat vitamin A deficiencies that can cause blindness in millions of children around the globe."
—John Burgess, "Talks to Open on Divisive Issue of Gene-Altered Foods," The Washington Post, January 24, 2000

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