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The Flavr Savr Tomato - The World's First Genetically Engineered Food
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In 1994 the world's first genetically engineered food went on sale in the US. It was a tomato, called the 'Flavr Savr' which stayed fresh for up to 30 days. It was developed by an American biotechnology company called Calgene and Claire Bowes has been speaking to the former CEO, Roger Salquist, about the ten year journey to get the genetically engineered tomato to market.
Photo: Roger Salquist, former Chairman and CEO of Calgene (courtesy of Roger Salquist)
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BBC Does a Fine Job...
This podcast gives eyewitness accounts of famous events in 20th Century history, and is so educational and enlightening! The witnesses were either taped years ago and retrieved from the BBC archives, or the persons are still living and give their testimony. Really interesting!
Date published: 2014-07-30