Still Time to Stop the GMO Apple!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the deadline for comments while it weighs whether or not to approve the first GMO apple.
We’d like the USDA to reject the "Arctic Apple®” which is genetically engineered, using untested and risky dsRNA technology, for the purely cosmetic purpose of preventing browning after it’s been sliced.
So would the nearly 105,000 of you who have already signed our petition to the USDA, stating that the “frankenapple” poses a risk to human health, a risk to the environment and a risk to conventional and non-organic apple growers.
Haven’t signed yet? You now have until midnight January 30.
TAKE ACTION: NEW DEADLINE JANUARY 30: Tell the USDA You Don’t Want a GMO Apple!
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is poised to approve the first genetically engineered apple. The "Arctic Apple®" is engineered for the purely cosmetic purpose of preventing browning after it's been sliced. Scientists say the technology used to create this new Frankenapple is untested and inherently risky. Unless the USDA heeds consumers, environmentalists and apple growers…
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