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Latest Genetically modified tomato Stories

2013-05-24 11:34:33

Already more healthy, now more tasty and longer-lasting Tomatoes, said to be the world's most popular fruit, can be made both better-tasting and longer-lasting thanks to UK research with purple GM varieties. "Working with GM tomatoes that are different to normal fruit only by the addition of a specific compound, allows us to pinpoint exactly how to breed in valuable traits," said Professor Cathie Martin from the John Innes Centre. The research could also lead to GM varieties with...

Genetic Engineering Pros: Why ‘Playing God’ Isn’t Necessarily Bad
2013-04-08 15:27:32

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite the frequently encountered argument that scientists are ℠playing God´ with nature, the pros of genetic engineering are numerous and significant. When discussing genetically modified organisms (GMO), it is important to note that the FDA and the World Health Organization have both deemed that the food products created with the technology are considered safe. GMO produce has several genetically altered...


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Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

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