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 ...
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 ...
Dec 02, 2006 · None of the potatoes grown in the trial will go into the food chain, but if the tests are successful, BASF will consider seeking permission to market, grow and sell the potatoes in Britain.
The GMO potatoes, which have been developed to be resistant to potato blight, will not be used for food or animal feed. Dec 11th, 2006 Britain's farm and environment ministry has given the go-ahead for research trials on disease resistant genetically modified potatoes.
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Nov 11, 2014 · 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.
By Nat Graham. Nat Graham is a sixth year doctoral candidate in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri Columbia. His research focuses on improving genetic transformation in maize. He is also the founder of a local program called “Science on Tap”, designed to give graduate students the opportunity to present their research to the community. This post was ...
Nov 27, 2018 · Any product made with potato will henceforth be subject to added scrutiny before it can receive The Non-GMO Project’s verification stamp. 1 The reason? The now widespread prevalence of genetically engineered (GE) potato in the U.S. food supply.
Mar 07, 2019 · Rommens is the author of a new book, Pandora’s Potatoes: The Worst GMO’s. Rommens is the Ex-Director at J.R. Simplot and team leader for Monsanto. After spending twenty-six years in the agriculture industry as a genetic engineer, Rommens has developed over 150,000 varieties of GM potatoes.
Oct 31, 2018 · The potato has been added to the High-Risk list of the Non-GMO Project Standard because GMO versions of the potato are now “widely commercially available” in the United States. The Non-GMO Project Standard is the controlling document that defines the requirements for a product to be Non-GMO Project Verified.
Mar 13, 2018 · Studies Link GMO Animal Feed to Severe Stomach Inflammation and Enlarged Uteri in Pigs A study by scientist Judy Carman, PhD that was recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Organic Systems outlines the effects of a diet mixed with GMO feed for pigs, and how it is a cause for concern when it comes to health.