We were asked by a friend and listener of Food Nation Radio Network about a tomato (called the Kumato)
on the market that was developed by Syngenta. Our friend was concerned that it may be a GMO and asked us to investigate.
In our research, we discovered the Kumato was Non GMO Project Verified. That was comforting.
We read the Kumato story about it being developed through traditional methods and that it came from a wild tomato in Spain. Then, we dug deeper and the REAL story began to emerge.
Here’s what we found out: LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE
Elizabeth Dougherty has been a food writer for over 10 years, attended culinary school and holds a Bachelor’s degree, Magna Cum Laude in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations from NYIT. She has been a talk show host of nearly 200 episodes of Food Nation Radio which airs each Saturday morning at 8 on the Business Talk Radio Network (beginning June 1st 2013), Saturday afternoons at 4 on flagship WWBA AM820 News, and Sunday mornings at 8 on both WAMT AM1190 News and WIXC AM1060 News. You can read her articles and hear previous shows on her podcast page on the Food Nation Radio Network website and on Facebook.