USDA approves purple genetically modified tomato
In 2023, Norfolk Plant Sciences may sell a genetically-modified purple tomato.
It tastes, smells, and looks like a tomato. It's purple.
Scientists believe the purple tomato is healthier and lasts longer than red tomatoes.
British biochemist Cathie Martin developed the tomato.
Scientists used transcription factors from snapdragons to turn tomatoes purple.