Arctic® apples, Rainbow papaya & high oleic soybean oil for breakfast!

In one of the first times that Arctic® apples have ever been freely available for consumption since their recent approvals, this past weekend dried Arctic® apple slices were enjoyed alongside fellow biotech fruit Rainbow papaya, as well as blueberry muffins made with high oleic soybean oil! California Dietetic Association’s Annual Meeting took place in Riverside, CA April 9-11th, and included an educational breakfast and session hosted by Soy Connection, the United Soybean Board’s Health Professional Outreach Program. This event featured biotech crop experts Dr. Alan McHughen of UC Riverside and Gregory Jaffe from the Center for Science in the Public
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Dr. McHughen on overcoming junk science

 If the scientific consensus is that biotech foods are safe and offer numerous benefits, why is the technology still controversial to some? Dr. Alan McHughen does an excellent job at answering this question in an article published on January 23 by C2C Journal. Dr. McHughen is well-credentialed to speak on the subject, as in addition to having a B.Sc (Honours) in Biology/Biochemistry from Dalhousie University, he earned his doctorate from Oxford University and worked at Yale University before joining the University of California. Dr. McHughen’s numerous publications and industry experience allow him to explain biotechnology in accurate, consumer-friendly terms.  His latest
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