Genetically Modified Non-Browning Apples Are Approved in the U.S.

It’s a small victory for fruit-salad enthusiasts: The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week approved genetically modified apples that don’t brown when exposed to air.

The approval allows trees bearing this type of fruit, called Arctic apples, to be planted on U.S. soil and, once the FDA agrees, the produce could be sold in stores within a few years.
Addition by Subtraction
Unlike some genetically modified foods that are manipulated by adding genes, scientists created the Arctic appl

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