Oct 22, 2018 · The plant biologist and genetic engineer Dr. Caius Rommens spent many years of his career working for Monsanto and then for the Idaho-based firm J.R. Simplot, where he developed hundreds of thousands of different GM potatoes at a cost of about $50 million.
Nov 27, 2018 · The Innate® potato has been modified using RNA interference (RNAi) technology to inhibit blackspot bruising and browning by reducing levels of asparagine and certain enzymes in the potato. In addition to white russet potatoes, ranger russet, russet Burbank and Atlantic potatoes have also been modified in this way.
Nov 27, 2018 · Because their creator, a genetic engineer named Caius Rommens, former director of researcher and development for the potato program at J.R. Simplot Co. and a former team leader at Monsanto, wrote an entire book about it. In “Pandora’s Potatoes: The Worst GMOs,” 10 released October 7, 2018,...
Jan 17, 2018 · Sweet potatoes were naturally made using GMO techniques If you look at the packaging for Alexia Sweet Potato Fries (which are actually very good) you will see “Non-GMO” and that annoying GMO Free butterfly label.
Dec 15, 2019 · US approves three GMO potato varieties that can be grown and sold in retail outlets By Lukie Pieterse on December 15, 2019 Note to readers: This article was first published in February 2017 with authorization of Simplot Company Ltd, and the abstract below is a re-print of the original article.
Jun 30, 2018 · New study findings suggest that women who are trying to conceive should eat organic food, writes Myrto Ashe, M.D. At-a-glance. A study published last year in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that pesticide residues in food may account for a large proportion of the roughly 100,000 unsuccessful pregnancy attempts in fertility clinics across North America.
In 2013, approximately 18 million acres of alfalfa—with a production value of $10.7 billion—were harvested in the United States. Weed infestations can reduce alfalfa yields, lower forage quality, and increase the severity of insect infestations.
The so-called Non-GMO Project in North America yesterday (Oct 31, 2018) added the Innate potato developed by J.R. Simplot Company to its list of “High-Risk” crops.
Jul 25, 2011 · *A jump in food allergies, especially among children *Allergy-related emergency room visits doubled from 1997-2002. GM Potato Study. One of the first studies was done by Dr. Arpad Pusztai, a highly respected scientist, and involved rats which were fed GM potatoes. After only ten days, serious health effects were recorded.
Jan 14, 2017 · 10 Disadvantages and Advantages of Genetically Modified Crops Jan 14, 2017 Jul 5, 2016 by Editor in Chief Nearly most of the crops that are grown in the US have been touched by science.