Food waste-reducing non-browning Romaine lettuce edges closer to market

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The agriculture industry is constantly trying to reduce food waste. To continue that effort, Intrexon Corporation announced it is advancing their non-browning lettuce, GreenVenus Romaine lettuce, to commercial trials. Initial data under commercial indoor production conditions indicate that GreenVenus has an improved shelf-life of up to two weeks ….

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In addition to improved shelf life, GreenVenus non-browning lettuce has been assessed by the USDA and determined not to be subject to regulation under 7CFR Part 340 for plants altered or produced through genetic engineering.

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