WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The second genetically altered tomato designed to stay ripe longer without going soft should be test marketed as early as March, following its approval by the Agriculture Department late last month. any. The firm expects to increase production later this year. Last May, the government allowed Calgene, Davis, Calif., to produce the first genetically altered tomato, the FlavrSavr, which uses a method different from Endless Summer tomato's to maintain ripeness. The ...

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