Source: Prevent Disease
Genetically modified strains of broccoli have been launched in UK supermarkets as a testing ground before they are inevitably introduced into the United States, Canada and Australia.
The new broccoli, brought to market under the name Beneforte, was developed by a team of British scientists and brought to market by agriculture giant Seminis. The broccoli, which is the culmination of years of research and development by scientists at the UK’s Institute of Food Research and the John Innes Centre, claims to contain up to three times the standard level of glucoraphanin than other broccoli types.
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