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. GMO potatoes will be joining GMO apples at a store near you very soon...
GMO potatoes approved by the USDA by: Lori Alton, staff writer | April 1, 2017 ( NaturalHealth365 ) The spread of genetically modified crops now extends to potatoes, with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval last October of two new GM varieties.
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.
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.
Thirty-one organic and environmental organisations have urged Michael Gove to reject plans by Cambridge scientists for a new open-air field trial of GM potatoes. Groups such as GM Freeze, Organic Research Centre […] Commercial production of high-yielding GMO potato and jute varieties coming soon in Bangladesh
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.
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.
Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists "Blast News Channel" Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce ...
Consumers seeking to satisfy their salty snack cravings sans genetically modified ingredients may soon have to get savvier about scouting out chips and other products made without the use of GMO potatoes. The U.S. Department of Agriculture formally approved two new types of genetically engineered potatoes.iStock
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 ...