May 18, 2016 · Corn, potatoes, apples, soybeans... about 80 percent of the food in America's grocery stores is genetically modified, and a new report from a leading science organization finds it's generally safe ...
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) studies wild potatoes for new pest-free potato varieties May 14, 2020 Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is to study wild potato varieties for resistance to a wide range of potato-diseases and plagues.
Oct 17, 2018 · The GMO potatoes are likely to accumulate at least two toxins that are absent in normal potatoes, and newer versions (Innate 2.0) additionally lost their sensory qualities when fried. Furthermore, the GMO potatoes contain at least as many bruises as normal potatoes, but these undesirable bruises are now concealed .
In 2014, a team of British scientists published a paper about three-year field trial showing that another genetically modified version of the Désirée cultivar can resist infection after exposure to late blight, one of the most serious diseases of potatoes. They developed this potato for blight resistance by inserting a gene (Rpi-vnt1.1), into ...
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The Pusztai affair is a controversy that began in 1998.Protein scientist Árpád Pusztai went public with the initial results of unpublished research he was conducting at the Rowett Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, investigating the possible effects of genetically modified potatoes upon rats.
Rommens' concerns about the GMO potato led him to write a book, Pandora's Potatoes, which was recently published. The book is a case study on how a scientist's initial enthusiasm about genetic engineering turns to doubt and fear as he realizes the hazards the technology can create.
Oct 11, 2018 · It seems that at the very least, metabolomics and proteomics analysis should be carried out on the GMO potatoes to spot any biochemical changes that have occurred as a result of the GMO process. My assessment of GMO potatoes is based on literature studies.
Oct 31, 2018 · The potato has been added to the High-Risk list of the Non-GMO Project Standard because GMO versions of the potato are now “widely commercially available” in the United States. The Non-GMO Project Standard is the controlling document that defines the requirements for a product to be Non-GMO Project Verified.
Jul 06, 2007 · The FDA policy ignored the scientists’ warnings and allowed GM food crops onto the market without any required safety studies. From the few safety tests that have been conducted, the results are disturbing—lab animals fed GM diets show damage to virtually every system studied.
Indeed, field tests of an early GMO potato variety sparked one of the first protests against the technology back in the late 1980s and the industry remained largely GMO-free. It was just last year that the potato industry began planting a GMO variety on a commercial scale, a cultivar also developed by Simplot and named White Russet.