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Researchers developing purple tomatoes

Posted on Tuesday, 24 October, 2006 | Comment icon 5 comments


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"Oregon State University researchers are fine-tuning a purple tomato, a new blend of colors and nutrients."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 27 October, 2006, 13:47
Well... That's progress? Whatever happened to eating healthy? Everything grocery stores offer nowadays is all tampered with genetics. Even biological/organic items are not *natural* due to exposure to past treatements, such as pesticide residue on fields.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Pandora2173 on 6 November, 2006, 15:54
Gosh, I'm SOOOO glad they're finally here! I've been eagerly awaiting purple tomatoes for so long. What with all the scientists diligently working on AIDS research and alternative energy and global warming solutions, it seems like it's been forever!! I just read this past week that the ocean stock is on the verge of collapse and I thought for sure that would put off my purple tomatoes a few more years. Good to see SOMEBODY has their priorities straight!! Okay, seriously folks....could someone PLEASE grab the world and b**** slap some sense into it!!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by vlanos on 8 November, 2006, 22:47
i hate tomatoes
Comment icon #4 Posted by ROGER on 8 November, 2006, 23:39
Any farmer will tell you that nature fights back , some times producing a Genetic Throw back right along with the regular crop. And this tomato comes from a previously POSIONIS VARIATY. I will NOT eat it!
Comment icon #5 Posted by RollingThunder06 on 9 November, 2006, 13:17
What is the purpose of this?? I have to agree with Pandora.


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