Kenneth Chang, The New York Times, 09 January 2017, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/09/science/genetically-edited-foods-crispr.html
With the Department of Agriculture not regulating gene edited crops that lack foreign genes from plant pests, CRISPR modified produce may be in grocery stores in a few short years. However, public concerns about safety linger. In an attempt to educate the public on the benefits and possibilities of gene edited crops, Cellectis hosted a dinner in New York City where the food served contained CRISPR edited crops. Attendees included professors, journalists and celebrities.