GM non-browning apple has stigma to overcome

RED DEER — Sliced apples that do not turn brown will be available in stores in October but the developer of the genetically modified fruit knows there is still a stigma around these kinds of products. “Nobody likes yucky apples,” said Neal Carter, who started working with scientists on a gene reversal technique to prevent […] Read more

Should transgenic technology be abandoned?

KINGSTON, Ont. — A 2015 Pew Research poll found that 57 percent of Americans think genetically modified food is unsafe. Similarly, a 2012 poll of Canadians determined that 59 percent of people believe GM food is unsafe. Scientists, the biotech industry and farmers have tried to convince the public that GMOs are benign but have […] Read more