Nov 11, 2014 · Would you eat the newly approved genetically modified potato now set for commercial planting in the US? Studies suggest that most would not (though you won’t even be told thanks to the lack of GMO labeling), and now major food scientists are speaking out over the reality that the Franken potato may come with ‘worrisome’ and unknown consequences.
Mar 28, 2017 · Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency along with the Food and Drug Administration approved three new types of GMO potatoes as safe for human consumption. The approval allows the J.R. Simplot Company to plant the three types of potatoes this spring and start selling them in the fall.
The approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late last week gives Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company permission to plant the potatoes this spring and sell them in the fall. The company said the potatoes contain only potato genes,...
GMO Potatoes Will Hit Stores and Restaurants Soon…If They Haven’t Already. by · Published March 2, 2017 · Updated March 2, 2017. GMO Potatoes Will Hit Stores and Restaurants Soon…If They Haven’t Already by Daisy Luther. If you prefer to avoid genetically modified foods, here’s another one to avoid.
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The EPA joins the Food and Drug Administration who approved the potatoes as safe to eat in early January. The approval on Tuesday gives Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company, self-described as one of the biggest privately owned food and agro-business companies in the United States, permission to plant the three types of potatoes this spring and sell them in the fall.
3 Comments on “GMO Potatoes; Good or Bad?” Dave March 16, 2017 at 1:21 pm # At first I was all for GM thinking the nitrogen fixing gene in legumes could be transferred to other crops to save expensive fertlliser.Also it would cut down the pollution from nitrate run off into our rivers and drinking water.How naive can you be.
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 03, 2012 · Thanks to the indomitable spirit of that people, a ten-year ban on GMOs takes effect this week in Peru! It not only bans GMO crops like Monsanto’s BT-Corn, but also expands on a prior law that required all foods on supermarket shelves that contain GMOs to be labeled.
' Amflora' (also known as EH92-527-1) was a cultivar developed by BASF Plant Science for production of pure amylopectin starch for processing into waxy potato starch. It was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on 2 March 2010 by the European Commission, but was withdrawn from...
GMO foods are such an embedded part of our food system these days, but it’s not difficult to think back to a time when food was simpler and healthier. How did we get to the point that genetically modified organisms infiltrate so much of what we eat? In a recent issue of Rosebud Magazine, GMO expert GL Woolsey took a look at the history of GMOs.