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  1. GMO – Potato News Today

    The FMI Foundation in partnership with the American Seed Trade Association, the American Farm Bureau Federation, and the Farm Foundation, today released a consumer research study measuring market potential for gene-edited products.

  2. Genetically modified potato - Wikipedia

    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 the DNA of Désirée potatoes.

  3. USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes

    Oct 31, 2016 · USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes. ... There is no evidence that genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs, are unsafe to eat, but for some people, altering the genetic code of ...

  4. The Science Behind GMOs | Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance

    Sep 19, 2012 · A concise view of the effects of GMO crops on soil, plants, and animals from the Non-GMO Project. For further scientific studies, see articles listed below. Don Lotter, The Genetic Engineering of Food and the Failure of Science – Part One, International Journal of Society of Agriculture & Food, 2008

  5. Sweet potatoes are genetically modifying themselves, study finds

    Apr 22, 2015 · It is not the first instance of natural GMOs to be found, but it is the first in sweet potatoes - a major crop plant. And the researchers say sweet potatoes all over the world contain this genetic ...

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

    Ewen Mullins is the face of modern Ireland: Young, cosmopolitan, highly educated, he is a plant scientist whose work on a genetically modified potato inherently looks to the future. But Mullins also must think back to one of Ireland’s darkest chapters, the Great Famine of the 1840s.

  7. Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years ...

    May 05, 2015 · Scientists at the International Potato Center in Lima, Peru, have found genes from bacteria in 291 sweet potato varieties, including ones grown in the U.S., Indonesia, China, parts of South America and Africa.

  8. What Varieties of Potatoes Are GMO? |

    Genetically modified potatoes are on the way to market as of 2015. The U.S. government has deemed GM foods safe, but not all scientists agree. There is no legislation requiring the labeling of GMO foods, and critics worry about potential contamination of the conventional food supply and the safety of increased herbicide use.

  9. GM carrots have extra calcium | The Independent

    Jan 15, 2008 · A genetically-modified carrot that provides extra calcium has been developed by scientists. Researchers hope it will be the first in a new generation of calcium-enhanced fruits and vegetables.

  10. What Would a World Without GMOs Look Like?

    Jun 29, 2016 · There are indications that some GMO crops are creating expensive problems with herbicide-resistant weeds, according to a recent National Academy of Sciences study (see Scientists Say GMO Foods Are ...