Forbidden Fruit: Genetically Engineered crops in New Zealand [Tomorrow’s Table]

Forbidden Fruit: Genetically Engineered crops in New Zealand [Tomorrow’s Table]
I walked into the gleaming ‘Orchard in a box”, a closed greenhouse where no pollen can flow outside. The apple was red, red, red inside and out and I wanted it. But because I was in New Zealand, where experimenting with genetically engineered food is highly regulated, tasting was banned. How was this forbidden fruit created? By overexpression of an apple transcription factor in the white-fleshed …
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