The first genetically-modified apple approved for sale is coming to Canada. It was approved in the US in February of 2015 Opponents of genetically modified foods will not be pleased, but the move is consistent with the very broad scientific consensus, which says that GM foods generally pose no special risk. >>>
A genetically modified non-browning Arctic apple, developed in B.C., has been approved for sale in Canada, just weeks after it received similar approval in the U.S.
The success of the fruit, developed by Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), has led to a multi-million dollar sales deal with Intrexon Corporation, an American company involved in synthetic biology…..