Innate® Generation 2 can significantly contribute to more sustainable potato production. Innate® Generation 2 potatoes features traits that address several of the major issues facing the potato industry including shrink from cold storage, late blight, sugar ends, sprouting, acrylamide and black spot bruise – providing significant benefits to the entire potato value chain.
In the context of our discussion on the Innate Potato, it’s important to note that a protein from a different organism has not been added. It’s not like the mythical “fish genes in a tomato”. The DNA sequence that has been added is from the potato itself, which is why they’ve called it the “Innate Potato”.
Jan 14, 2015 · “Innate” is a weird name for a potato. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, innate means native, inborn, or natural, which most potatoes are, but which J.R. Simplot’s officially named ...
Nov 08, 2014 · The so-called Innate potato, which produces less of a cancer-causing chemical when it is fried, was developed by a major McDonald’s supplier.
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May 25, 2015 · In the Innate potato, the amount of the enzyme that synthesizes asparagine has been reduced, so consequently, less acrylamide is made. The company's website claims that the Innate potato produces up to 70% less acrylamide than other potatoes cooked at the same temperature. The final trait is improvement in starch quality and potato color.
Nov 10, 2014 · Simplot, a company known for its normal and genetically modified potatoes, has created a new product which they call ‘the Innate Potato’, because of how natural it is compared to other GM crops. To make this potato novel and unique in the GM market, Simplot has created it using RNA interference technology.
The genetically modified Innate potato was approved by the United States Department of Agriculture in 2014 and the US FDA in 2015. The cultivar was developed by J. R. Simplot Company. It is designed to resist blackspot bruising, browning and to contain less of the amino acid asparagine that turns into acrylamide during the frying of potatoes.
May 03, 2017 · In 2014, potato producer JR Simplot introduced a line of bruise-proof potatoes called Innate. These potatoes promised “less waste, more potato,” and were targeted towards the fast-food industry where potato waste costs lots of money. Innate® potatoes are less prone to bruising and black spots, which means consumers waste less and fewer ...
Oct 31, 2018 · Currently, GMO potatoes are being marketed under the Simplot Innate brand, found under the trademark White Russet. “Browning is nature’s most visible way of letting you know a product is rotting. GMOs that use RNAi to mask the signs of bruising could lead consumers to unknowingly ingest an unhealthy, toxic product,” says Megan Westgate ...