Don’t diss the purple tomato: addressing the rumours around GMO

Genetically modified organisms – or GMO – often get a bad rap with claims they’re bad for your health and can cause things like allergies.

But science says otherwise, proving many of these claims are untrue.

So, what are the benefits of GMO?

Cosmos Magazine journalist Jacinta Bowler runs Dr Sophie Calabretto through the GMO foods already available on some supermarket shelves and why we genetically modify food in the first place.

The US might soon release a new purple GMO tomato. Is Australia next?

Plus why Jacinta really wants a pink pineapple.

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