I was reading "The citizen's guide to biotechnology" and in it had a
piece called the Transgenic Diner.
This book is 2 years old and I was wondering what on the menu is actually
still available our supermarkets, specifically the biotech potatoes and
The Transgenic Diner
A dinner of Transgenic Food
(real combinations that are now available)
SOUP DU JOUR
flavr savr tomato soup
tomatoes that have stayed fresher while stored longer!
spiced potatoes with Waxmoth genes - no bruises on these potatoes!
Juice of Tomatoes with Flounder gene - freeze 'em and they still taste
Blackened Catfish with Trout gene - grown faster to reach your table
Scalloped Potatoes with Chicken gene - guarenteed disease free!
Cornbread with firefly gene - no extra cost marker gene!
Rice Pudding with Pea gene - stays fresh longer!
Milk from cows treated with recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone -
Bessie never gaves so much milk!
School of Nutrition Science & Policy
Agriculture, Food & Environment Program