Future foods: Candy grapes, hypoallergenic apples, and more!

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A pluot, a plum/apricot hybrid (CREDIT: Gwenharlow at en.wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons).

Science has always impacted the way we grow and produce food, but now “designer” fruits, vegetables and even fish are coming to our table.

Whether it’s been genetically modified, cross-pollinated or created out of some other scientific process, scientists are aiming to create food even better than mother nature.

But better doesn’t always mean tastier: Some scientists want to vaccinate people through foods and others want to breed fish that grow larger faster. To see what’s possible, we’ve taken a look at five different designer foods to see what might end up on the menu.

Read the full, original story here: Cotton Candy Grapes and Other Altered Foods of the Future

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