A small BC company called Okanagan Specialty Fruits has just submitted a request to Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for approval of a genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) “non-browning” apple.
Contamination from GM apples threatens the future of our apples, and the farmers who grow them.
1. Send your comments to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency before July 3, 2012 Click here.
Tell the government that you don’t want to eat a GM apple!
- Consumers don’t want GM apples.
- The GM “non-browning” apple will mislead consumers by presenting an apple that looks freshly cut or unbruised when it is not.
- BC apple growers have already rejected the GM apple.
- Contamination from GM apple trees is a risk to Canadian apple producers.
- The CFIA and Health Canada should not be wasting public funds reviewing a GM apple that no one wants.
- The government should…
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