In the early 1990s, functional foods promised to solve global malnutrition and put palatable options for treating ailments on grocery shelves. Since then, a meager number of products have ripened while the rest have turned sour.
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Powell, K. Functional foods from biotech—an unappetizing prospect?. Nat Biotechnol 25, 525–531 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt0507-525
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