Consider this bad news a warning to your family: plan to switch over to Organic Apples right away. The first of the illegimate GE apples will be yellow, but a green and red GE version will soon follow.
Are GE Apples safe? Because of insufficient study, no one knows. ‘Regulator’ USDA and the manufacturer are hoping you and your family won’t mind being guinea pigs.
Switching to Organic Apples will protect your family and will be an effective response to that guinea-pig-request. Letting your local grocery store Produce Manager know of your opposition will also be helpful. Jim
“The company will also be selling GMO Granny Smith and Fuji in the future after gaining USDA approval. The USDA deregulated the GMO Fuji apple in September despite receiving more than 620 comments from individuals and consumer groups who were opposed to the variety, GMO food in general, as well as concerns over a lack of clear GMO labeling.
“‘It’s not only an unnecessary product, but the risks have not been fully examined,’ said Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch.”