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B.C. Fruit Growers' Association poll gives thumbs down to genetically modified apples.

Apples ready for sale (Contributed by: Scott Bauer, USDA)

A recent B.C. Fruit Growers' Association poll shows 69 per cent of Canadians don't want genetically modified apples.


Okanagan Specialty Fruit in Summerland wants to grow genetically modified apples that don't turn brown, and the Fruit Growers' Association take issue with that.


Chris Walker talks to Glen Lucas, the General Manager of the B.C. Fruit Growers' Association. 

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