Amazon is selling GMO apples, under the brand name Arctic ApBitz Dried Apple Snacks. According to the packaging and advertising, these apples are “wholesome, preservative-free, 100% apples.”
What mother wouldn’t want to feed these apples to her kids? Probably the mother who finds out that these “wholesome, 100% apples” are 100% GMO.
Arctic ApBitz Dried Apple Snacks are made with GMO apples. But you’d never know it—because neither Amazon nor the snack maker use the words “GMO” or “genetically engineered” anywhere on the package, or in their advertising.
Here’s what the scientists we interviewed said about the technology used to engineer the Arctic Apple, or as some call it, the Frankenapple:
“Given that the dsRNA from our food, and presumably the Frankenapple, will enter the bloodstream and cells of consumers, safety research should be done before this GMO apple is put on the grocery shelf to prove that the dsRNA that enters consumers' bodies will not harm them. To date, no such research has been reported, so the Frankenapple is flying in the dark.”
Another day, another brand (and retailer) hiding the truth about what’s really in your “food.”