Intexon, which acquired the company that developed the Arctic Apple, says sale figures suggest that consumers do want a non-browning apple.  |  Getty Images

Proper product called key to consumer GMO acceptance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jack Bobo doesn’t hold back when talking about the Arctic Apple. He believes the non-browning apple could change how people think and talk about genetically modified food. “I like to say it’s the most important GMO in the history of the world,” said Bobo, vice-president of global policy and government affairs with […] Read more

American farmers are happy with their country’s new GMO labelling law, but groups such as the Non-GMO Project are not as pleased.  |  REUTERS/Jason Redmond photo

GMO labelling law in U.S. receives mixed reviews

Farm groups and food companies are pleased with a new United States labelling law governing genetically modified organisms, but non-GMO certification bodies and consumer groups call it a farce. The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard came into effect Feb. 19, but won’t be in full force until Jan. 1, 2022. The national, mandatory labelling law […] Read more