SImplot Watching Canadian Biotech Apples

Local

0  Updated at 8:37 am, May 15th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
Share This Story

biotech apples

(BOISE, ID) – Officials with Idaho’s J.R. Simplot Company are paying close attention to Canada’s new market of genetically modified apples. The apples have been modified to halt browning. Simplot is creating its own genetically modified potato, which authorities believe will rise or fall on how well Canadian consumers react to other “high tech” foods. Simplot is using the same technology used on the apples, which experts believe will significantly improve produce

Stories You May Be Interested In:

EAST IDAHO NEWSMAKERS: The owners of Fin Fun

21 May 2017

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com

Enrollment figures show steady growth at BYU-Idaho

24 May 2017

Brett Crandall, BYU-Idaho Communications