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GM apple won’t go brown when it’s sliced


November 30, 2010
By The Toronto Star

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GM apple won’t go brown when it’s sliced
A Canadian biotechnology company has asked the U.S. to approve a
genetically modified apple that won’t brown soon after its sliced, saying the
improvement could boost sales of apples for snacks, salads and other uses.

November 30, 2010,
Cashmere, WA – A Canadian biotechnology company has asked the U.S. to approve a
genetically modified apple that won’t brown soon after its sliced, saying the
improvement could boost sales of apples for snacks, salads and other uses.

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U.S. apple growers say
it’s too soon to know whether they’d be interested in the apple: They need to
resolve questions about the apple’s quality, the cost of planting and, most
importantly, whether people would buy it.

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