Genetically modified purple tomatoes are coming soon
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 10:35 AM CDT
(CNN) - Genetically modified purple tomatoes developed by a team of scientists just got USDA approval, clearing the way to be sold at a grocery store near you.
The produce isn’t just pretty in purple – developers say it has more antioxidants and a longer shelf life than garden variety red tomatoes.
The next step is to get the thumbs up from the FDA, and then it’s off to store shelves.
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