CALGENE IS STILL AWAITING OK OF FLAVR SAVR TOMATO

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Calgene Fresh is still awaiting Food and Drug Administration approval of its bioengineered Flavr Savr Tomato, but is optimistic it will be "any day now," according to a company spokesman.The Evanston, Ill.-based firm hopes to rush the high-tech vegetable into its first test-market in Chicago by early February.What Calgene has created is a ripened tomato that can arrive at a grocer

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Calgene Fresh is still awaiting Food and Drug Administration approval of its bioengineered Flavr Savr Tomato, but is optimistic it will be "any day now," according to a company spokesman.

The Evanston, Ill.-based firm hopes to rush the high-tech vegetable into its first test-market in Chicago by early February.

What Calgene has created is a ripened tomato that can arrive at a grocer without being bruised or spoiled, the spokesman said.

But FDA offic

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