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Japan approves gene-edited 'super tomato.' But will anyone eat it?

Heart-healthy fruit from university startup faces market wary of GMOs

The new tomato contains five times the normal amount of a compound linked to lower blood pressure. (Photo courtesy of Hiroshi Ezura at Tsukuba University)

TOKYO -- Food made with genome editing technology is set to head to Japan's dinner tables for the first time with the government's approval of a new heart-healthy tomato.

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