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Viewpoint: 3 biotech foods you can’t buy at Costco thanks to anti-GMO activism

The opponents of this method of improving food have been successful in suppressing even the most logical applications ...
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‘I’m a GMO’: Melanoma survivor explains how biotech improves cancer treatments and our food supply

Several years ago I felt several bumps on my head which turned out to be active melanoma tumors .... The ...
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Viewpoint: Non-browning Arctic apple rollout offers ‘template’ for ending GMO debate

“Everybody thinks, 'GMOs … consumers are all against that,' ” Neal Carter, president of Okanagan Specialty Fruits, was quoted on ...
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Food waste-reducing non-browning Romaine lettuce edges closer to market

The agriculture industry is constantly trying to reduce food waste. To continue that effort, Intrexon Corporation announced it is advancing ...
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Genetically modified Arctic Fuji apple headed for grocery stores following FDA approval

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc., developer of genetically modified non-browning apples, on April 26 received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval ...
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Booming sales suggest non-browning Arctic apple could be breakthrough product, overcoming anti-GMO fears

Jack Bobo doesn’t hold back when talking about the Arctic Apple. He believes the non-browning apple could change how people ...
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Peach-flavored strawberries, disease-resistant bananas? How genetic engineering is shaking up our fruit supply

New [fruit] varieties created through genetic editing and engineering promise to beat disease, and offer enticing new flavors. ... Genetically ...
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Food companies say transparency will end public backlash against GMOs

Through the years that Okanagan Specialty Fruits worked on developing the Arctic apple — a fruit that is genetically modified so ...
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How consumer-friendly GMO foods could change minds about biotech crops and animals

Editor's note: This article is part two of a three-part series by Marc Brazeau on his 2018 predictions on food, ...