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Latest Genetically modified tomato Stories

2013-05-24 11:34:33

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.

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

Despite the frequently encountered that scientists are ‘playing God’ with nature, the pros of genetic engineering are numerous and significant.


Latest Genetically modified tomato Reference Libraries

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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