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Who Benefits, Who Loses from Non-Browning GM Apple

Posted by Ayla Fenton on March 18, 2015

by Bev Stow

With the recently announced US approval of the genetically modified  (GM)“Arctic Apple” along with the current Ag Canada review, BC apple growers are understandably concerned about the potential release of this product into their marketplace.  Depending on consumer acceptance and demand in that market, they could be facing a nightmare of disruption of the overall BC apple market in an industry where margins are razor thin at the best of times.