GMO purple tomatoes with more antioxidants poised for spring US rollout – Genetic Literacy Project

Genetically-modified (GM) purple tomatoes with high levels of health-giving antioxidants – developed by Norwich scientists – could be available in the USA
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/06/gmo-purple-tomatoes-with-more-antioxidants-poised-for-spring-us-rollout/

Tomato is first CRISPR-edited food to go on sale in the world | New Scientist

A tomato with higher levels of a nutrient linked to reduced stress can now be bought in Japan – it is the first CRISPR-edited food in the world to be launched commercially
— Read on www.newscientist.com/article/2291194-tomato-is-first-crispr-edited-food-to-go-on-sale-in-the-world/

A tomato that requires no pesticides to grow? | Genetic Literacy Project

West Virginia University researcher Vagner Benedito believes he will be able to develop a tomato that requires little to no pesticides….“Some wild
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/08/02/a-tomato-that-requires-no-pesticides-to-grow/

Video: Tired of tasteless tomatoes? A juicier, faster-growing genetically-engineered ” breed is on the horizon | Genetic Literacy Project

Scientists at the University of Oxford’s Department of Plant Sciences have discovered how the overall process of fruit ripening in tomato (including
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/06/03/video-tired-of-tasteless-tomatoes-a-juicier-faster-growing-genetically-engineered-breed-is-on-the-horizon/

Japan approves gene-edited ‘super tomato.’ But will anyone eat it? – Nikkei Asia

TOKYO — Food made with genome editing technology is set to head to Japan’s dinner tables for the first time with the government’s approval of a new h
— Read on asia.nikkei.com/Business/Science/Japan-approves-gene-edited-super-tomato.-But-will-anyone-eat-it

Israeli scientists develop a tomato that fights degenerative eye diseases

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem reported that a team of Israeli scientists has developed Xanthoma, a new tomato variety that can help fight degenerative eye diseases.
This new tomato is…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9233060/israeli-scientists-develop-a-tomato-that-fights-degenerative-eye-diseases/

Allelic mutations in the Ripening-inhibitor (RIN) locus generate extensive variation in tomato ripening | Plant Physiology

Allelic mutations in the Ripening-inhibitor (RIN) locus generate extensive variation in tomato ripening | Plant Physiology
— Read on www.plantphysiol.org/content/early/2020/02/24/pp.20.00020