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Public comments so far show support for third GMO apple

There are 18 days remaining in the public comment period on the Arctic Fuji as Okenagan Specialty Fruits Inc. seeks permission to market its third variety of genetically modified, non-browning apple. Bioresource engineer Neal Carter, founder and president of the fruit company in Summerland, British Columbia, Canada, already gained permission from the U.S. Department of… Continue Reading

Listeria spurs company to recall fresh, sliced apples

Sliced fresh apples — packaged alone and with other fresh-cut fruits and vegetables — are under recall by the Fresh From Texas company because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The voluntary recall initiated Wednesday is for sliced apples sold by H-E-B grocery stores in Texas, according to a recall notice on the Food and… Continue Reading

PA Company Recalls Fresh Sliced Apples for Potential Listeria Contamination

Appeeling Fruit Inc. of Dauberville, PA, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of consumer packages of fresh sliced apples with Best-if-Used-by dates of 09/14/15 and 09/21/15 due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. To date, health authorities have not linked any illnesses to this recall. No other products are affected by this… Continue Reading