The first GM Apple is to be on stores in next month in US. The beauty of this apple is that it’ s slice will not turn brown.
A small amount of Arctic brand sliced and packaged Golden Delicious apples, produced by Okanagan Specialty Fruits in British Columbia, Canada, will hit the shelves of 10 stores in the Midwest in February and March, Neal Carter, the company’s founder and president, told the agricultural news.
“ We’re very optimistic with respect to this product because people love it at trade shows,” he said earlier this month. “It’s a great product and the eating quality is excellent.”Nearl y two years ago, the US Department of Agriculture approved the US’s first genetically modified apples.