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GMO apple takes another step toward approval


November 11, 2013
By The Packer

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November 11, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is asking for public comment on a risk assessment of a genetically modified non-browning apple.

In August, the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ruled that the Arctic Golden and Arctic Granny apples, varieties grown by Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc., were unlikely to pose a plant health or environmental risk. READ MORE

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