Biotech Companies Are Peddling Dangerous Propaganda About the Risks of GM Potatoes One man had the courage to speak out in 1998 about the risks associated with genetically modified foods.
While nearly all foods today have been genetically modified in some way over thousands of years through selective breeding, there are only 10 commercially available GM crops in the U.S.: alfalfa, apples, canola, corn (field and sweet), cotton, papaya, potatoes, soybeans, squash and sugar beets.
Meanwhile, Dr. Arpad Pusztai was a highly regarded UK biology researcher at the prestigious Rowett Institute, a Scottish nutritional laboratory. He was awarded a grant to establish a safety protocol for GMO foods with his 20-member research team. He never expected to find anything wrong with the GMO potatoes studied, but he did.
The Potato Gene Engineering NEtwork (PotatoGENE) was created by a group of scientists involved in the research, production, assessment and regulation of transgenic potatoes in developing countries. The goal of Potatogene is to share and provide information on the development and use of transgenic potato varieties for the benefit of resource ...
Director, Seed Biotechnology Center, UC Davis. Originally from Texas, he earned his B.S. degree in Biochemistry and M.S. degree in Horticulture from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. degree in Plant Physiology from the University of California, Davis. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Australian National University,...
GMO foods first hit the market in 1996. Since then, most of us have eaten GMOs in many foods, from soybeans, beef, dairy products, corn, beets, sugar, cottonseed, and rapeseed, which is used to make canola oil. According to the USDA, only 3% of planted acres of corn in 1996 were planted with GMO herbicide-tolerant corn. Today, it’s 89%.
How does the U.S. stack up against the European Union (EU) on food safety issues? In addition to restrictions on pesticide use in food production, the EU also has remarkably different standards when it comes to matters such as GMOs, hormones, questionable chemicals and other additives.
genetically engineered foods and food ingredients in the US now includes soybeans, soy oil, corn, potatoes, squash, canola oil, cotton seed oil, papaya, tomatoes, and dairy products.
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