A New Zealand concern called Crop and Food Research said on its Web site that it had created a tearless onion by turning off the gene that produces the enzyme that causes a person slicing an onion to cry. It hopes it can hit the market within a decade. The breakthrough was featured in the December issue of Onion World, the international onion trade journal.
Hip hip hurray pour Dr Colin Eady. Enfin, c'est un OGM (par RNAi), il y en a qui en voudront pas, mais on s'en tape, non ?