There is a huge orange crisis going on right now with a bacteria that is stunting the orange growth. Are the major biotech companies looking into creating a GM orange to fight this bacteria and crisis?
Submitted by: surroundsound
Expert response from Cathleen Enright
Former Executive Director of the Council for Biotechnology Information
Wednesday, 21/08/2013 21:22
The companies that support GMO Answers are not directly involved in the Florida orange crisis. However, here is an article from the New York Times that explores this issue. I think you will find it interesting: Citrus Disease With No Cure Is Ravaging Florida Groves.
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