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Prostate Cancer Prevention From Tomato And Soy Consumption
2013-05-09 05:38:26

Eating tomatoes and soy together could be better at preventing prostate cancer than consuming either food product by itself, according to new research published online in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.

2013-03-05 23:01:30

On September 21st, 2013 Tomato Assault will host a massive tomato fight at Chicago's Toyota Park with a portion of each ticket going to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Genetically Engineered Tomatoes Offer Plaque-Fighting Abilities
2012-11-06 12:10:52

At the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012, researchers recently revealed that genetically engineered tomato plants were able to create a peptide, a string of amino acids, that works similarly to good cholesterol when it is consumed.


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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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