First Gene-Edited Food Hits The Market

Published: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:16pm
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The first gene-edited food is starting to make its way into everyday products.

Soybeans that have been edited to make their oil contain less trans fats will now go into production for things like granola bars and cooking oils, making them healthier.

Dan Voytas and his team of students at the University of Minnesota discovered the technology and methods to make this happen. He’s the chief science officer at Calyxt and professor at the University of Minnesota.

He joined The Show to talk about the process.

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