A Better Way To Wash Pesticides Off Apples

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Polishing an apple with your shirt might remove some dust and dirt, but getting rid of pesticide residues could take a little more work. Researchers now report in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, that washing apples with a common household product — baking soda — could do the trick for residues on the surfaces […]

Genetically Engineered Apple Nicknamed “Botox Apple”

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Two varieties of genetically modified apples, which do not bruise or brown, may hit the market by the end of 2013, according to a report by ANI News. If approved, the Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious apples will be the second genetically modified (GMO) fruits allowed in the United States after the Hawaiian papaya. Okanagan Specialty Fruits […]