Of Halloween and Frankenfood

Halloween is right around the corner and with it comes the annual opportunity to scare ourselves silly for the sheer fun of it. Fright houses, ghoulish costumes, horror movie marathons – those fear-inspired shots of adrenaline, and the laughs of relief that follow them, are indeed addictive stuff.  Alas, in recent years one of our favorite icons of Halloween, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, has been co-opted to frighten consumers about biotechnology-enhanced foods. While the mental picture the term draws is effective theater, we encourage you to look further and learn the facts for yourself. Arctic® apples are no Frankenfood. We simply
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