The makers of the genetically modified “arctic apple” are optimistic it will soon be approved by the USDA. The apple won’t turn brown when sliced because engineers have switched one of its genes off.
Right now, the product is at the final public comment stage that happens just before verdict is rendered. People can comment on the USDA’s assessment of the risk arctic apples impose on the environment, but they won’t accept comments on the safety of genetically modified organisms at large.
If you want to have your voice heard on GMO apples, go here.
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