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An insect-borne virus that has killed tomato plants across Central America, Florida and Georgia has been detected in California for the first time.
That fresh grassy smell wafting up from the newly sliced tomato may be its way of saying "I'm good for you." Indeed, the odors from foods ranging from garlic and onions to ginger and strawberries may be nutritional signals that the human nose has learned to recognize.
By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A dietary supplement derived from tomatoes may help treat moderately elevated blood pressure, the results of a small study suggest.
Tomato juice prevented emphysema in mice exposed to cigarette smoke, a known cause of the lung-destroying disease, Japanese researchers report.
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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