Researchers: transgenic tomatoes could cut allergic reactions

From Montpellier, France’s “Tomatoes, genetically modified to produce 90 per cent less of the allergen, profilin, represents ‘a future trend in allergen avoidance,’ said the German researchers behind a new study. But despite this offering an alternative approach, one of the main challenges of this approach will not be technical but consumer attitudes and regulations regarding genetically modified organisms (GMO), particularly in Europe.” Read more here.

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