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

    www.denverpost.com/2017/02/28/us-genetically...

    U.S. approves 3 types of genetically engineered potatoes ... 2017 at 9:51 p.m. ... which opposes GMOs and verifies non-GMO food and products, said the new potatoes don’t qualify as non-GMO.

  2. USDA Approves 2 New Varieties of GMO Potatoes - EcoWatch

    www.ecowatch.com/gmo-potatoes-2075786727.html

    The Times takes to task two of the biotech industry's dominant claims about the need for GMO crops: First, that genetic modification is essential if we're going to grow enough food to feed the planet's burgeoning population, and second, that by engineering crops to resist common pests while withstanding application of herbicides, those crops would in turn require fewer dangerous chemical inputs.

    • Takepart
  3. 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.

  4. Genetically modified potatoes are studied, criticized in ...

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    Genetically modified potatoes are studied, criticized in Ireland ... organic and artisanal food, said Kaethe Burt-O’Dea, a Dublin-based local-food activist. ... according to Dutch scientists at ...

  5. GMO Apples, Potatoes Hitting Store Shelves - Healthline

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    GMO apples and potatoes will be in Midwest produce departments this month. It’s the start of a 2017 rollout of these types of items. And should provide some food for grocery aisle debate.

    • Roberta Alexander
  6. GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them? - NPR

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    Jan 13, 2015 · GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them? : The Salt New GMO potatoes don't bruise as easily, and, when fried, they have less of a potentially harmful chemical. Yet some big chip and ...

  7. Texas Potatoes | Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension ...

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    Texas Agricultural Extension Service Texas A&M University. In 1994, the f.o.b. value of Texas potatoes was over $35 million from 2.9 million cwt harvested from 15,000 acres. The spring crop of 5,500 acres yielded 1.1 million cwt., and the summer crop of 9,500 acres yielded 1.8 million cwt.

  8. Cancer Warning Issued on French Fried Potatoes, Toast ...

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    Jan 23, 2017 · Potatoes and bread cooked at high temperatures for a long time could increase the risk of cancer in people who eat them regularly, British government scientists said on Monday. The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) said a substance called acrylamide, produced when starchy foods are roasted, fried or grilled for too long at high temperatures, has ...

  9. Scientist mom evaluates Simplot’s GMO Innate potato | Genetic ...

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    The Spud. The Innate Potato is a GMO that was recently approved for cultivation in the US. It is made by Simplot (or J.R Simplot Company). According to their website, they are a “food and ...

  10. EPA joins FDA to approve 3 types of genetically modified potatoes

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    Feb 28, 2017 · 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.