Tag Archives: Genetically modified food

June 01

GMO apples may be deregulated by the end of 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, May 10, 2013- Genetically modified (GM) crops have been part of the U.S. food supply for several years. However, only one type of GM fruit, the Hawaiian papaya (Rainbow and SunUp), has been available to U.S. consumers. This may change by the end of 2013. If approved, two varieties of apple, Arctic® Granny Smith […]

June 01

Frankenfoods: The debate over genetically modified (GM) foods

WASHINGTON, DC, April 15, 2013- Also known as genetically engineered (GE), genetically modified (GM) foods have passionate opponents as well as supporters.  Unfortunately, clear and reliable information about GM foods and their impact, especially regarding health effects, is difficult to come by. Derived from genetically modified plants or animals, GM foods are created in a laboratory […]