Archive for April 22nd, 2009

Benefits of GM Brewer’s Yeast

One of the many problems facing commercial brewers today is the inefficiency in lager brewing. Another problem is that the fermentation process produces unwanted byproducts. Genetic modification of yeast may just have the solution for these problems.A recent research shows that fermentation of beer carried out using genetically engineered brewer’s yeast may lead to more efficient lager brewing. It also shows that GM yeast may result in a lower environmental footprint. The study was conducted by …