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  1. US approves 3 types of genetically engineered potatoes (Update)

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    Three types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat, federal officials have announced.

  2. U.S. approves 3 types of genetically engineered potatoes ...

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    Feb 28, 2017 · February 28, 2017 at 9:51 p.m. ... The Non-GMO Project, which opposes GMOs and verifies non-GMO food and products, said the new potatoes don’t qualify as non-GMO.

  3. Genetically modified potato - Wikipedia

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    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 ...

  4. Major science group weighs in on safety of genetically ...

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    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 ...

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  6. Genetically modified potatoes 'resist late blight' - BBC News

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    British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes that are resistant to the vegetable's biggest threat - blight. A three-year trial has shown that these potatoes can thrive despite ...

  7. Everything A Potato Lover Needs To Know About The GM Potato ...

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    Mar 08, 2017 · The company worked with farmers to grow approximately 6,000 acres of the potato to be sold in 2017. By comparison, there were over 955,000 acres of potato planted in the U.S. in 2015.

  8. GMO Food: List of Genetically Engineered Food

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    • GMO Food (Updated) List of Genetically Engineered Food
    • List of GMO Food
    • Additional GMO Considerations

    GMO food remains unlabeled in the US despite consumers wanting to know (and having the right to know) what they are eating and drinking. Some US companies started voluntarily disclosing that their food products are made using genetic engineering, yet they don’t specify exactly which ingredients are GMO. Supposedly, if a product code on produce (PLU) begins with the number 8, then it’s genetically modified.With the introduction of CRISPR technology we have entered a time when practically any l...

    As of May, 2017. Listed by the number of GMO varieties approved and deregulated in the US. All GMO food in this list are approved to be grown and sold in the US. Other countries may have different approval status. GMO food and their derivatives are mostly found in processed mainstream food, drinks, and animal feed. (Sources: USDA, FDA, ISAAA) 1. GMO corn is the king of GMO food with more than 33 genetically engineered varieties taking up 80%-90% of all corn farmland in the US. GMO corn deriva...

    There are always on-going experimental trials of GMOs all over the world. This includes many plants, animals, and other life forms that are not listed above or below. Hawaii remains the capital of GMO experimentations due to it’s all year round favorable climate and good infrastructure. Other tropical places, such as Africa, Philippines, Brazil, Costa Rica, and even French Polynesia currently have or have had GMO trials. Of course, Europe and Asia are not exceptions. 1. Around 90% of all cott...

  9. The Future of GMO Food - Scientific American Blog Network

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    Sep 05, 2017 · The Future of GMO Food. Herbicide and insect resistance are the most commonly engineered traits, but nitrogen fixing for cereals that don't already do so could be a game changer for farmers in ...

  10. The GMO Potato: What Consumers Need to Know | Living Non-GMO ...

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    Oct 31, 2018 · The Non-GMO Project’s full-time research team has kept a watchful eye on these potatoes since their debut and continues to monitor their presence in the North American food supply. To understand RNA interference, it is important to know that messenger RNA (mRNA) carries genetic instructions from the cell nucleus out to other parts of a cell.

  11. What Varieties of Potatoes Are GMO? | Livestrong.com

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    Genetically modified potatoes are on the way to market as of 2015. The U.S. government has deemed GM foods safe, but not all scientists agree. There is no legislation requiring the labeling of GMO foods, and critics worry about potential contamination of the conventional food supply and the safety of increased herbicide use.