I feel like I have just seen the coining of a new word. "Ecochondria Retards Progress in Reducing Hunger"
European governments, meanwhile, have clung to an import ban on high-yielding, genetically modified crops — thus dissuading African nations from using a technology that could increase production. “The two biggest follies are biofuels in America and the ban on genetically modified crops in Europe,” said Paul Collier, a professor of economics at Oxford University.
Hat tip to the always great CCNET.

Ann adds: This is especially strange in light of the blasé attitude toward human engineering.

I love ecochondria, too.