Strawberries

Genetically Engineered Food

what the strawberry is used for and what it is.

The garden strawberry or known as strawberry is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus Fragaria . It is cultivated worldwide for its fruit. The fruit is widely appreciated for its characteristic aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness. It is consumed in large quantities, either fresh or in such prepared foods as preserves, fruit juice, pies, ice creams, milkshakes, and chocolates. Artificial strawberry flavoring is also widely used in many products like hand sanitizers, lip gloss, perfume, etc.

The good benifits of the modification.

The strawberries can now not freeze when they are being harvested or before they are. There is a bigger crop yield for farmers which means that they will make more $$$. They can also grow later in the season, could eliminate world hunger, and people can also get the needed nutrition they need.

Frequently asked question

Q. I just read an article in the Center for Investigative Reporting about the strawberry industry. Can you respond to the issues raised?


A. For more than 50 years, California’s family strawberry farmers have exhibited a commitment to safety, the environment and their communities. In fact, the state’s strawberry farmers have pioneered global breakthroughs in organic, environmental and pest management practices – all of which have contributed to improved safety and reduced impact to the environment.