Friday Fun Fact: Flavr Savr Tomato

July 21, 2016

The Flavr Savr tomato, the first genetically engineered food approved for U.S. commercial sale, was only sold from 1994–1997. High production costs prevented it from turning a profit.

The Flavr Savr tomato, the first genetically engineered food approved for U.S. commercial sale, was only sold from 1994–1997. High production costs prevented it from turning a profit.