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  1. Genetically modified potatoes 'resist late blight' - BBC News

    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 ...

  2. Sweet potatoes are genetically modifying themselves, study finds

    Apr 22, 2015 · GM food is natural: 'Foreign DNA' in sweet potatoes suggests plants genetically modify themselves. Scientists in Belgium say all sweet potatoes contain 'foreign DNA'

  3. The First GMO Is 8,000 Years Old | Smart News | Smithsonian ...

    May 07, 2015 · The First GMO Is 8,000 Years Old Scientists find that bacteria modified DNA in sweet potatoes millennia ago ... With the recent approval of GMO apples and potatoes by the FDA, it’s tempting to ...

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  5. The Monsanto GMO Story | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

    Feb 13, 2020 · Learn about the Monsanto GMO story of experimenting with adding a fish gene into tomatoes to increase the fruit's frost-tolerance.

  6. GMO – Potato News Today

    For nearly 25 years, an allianceof high-profile environmental groups and organic food proponents have waged an effective scare campaign against transgenic (GMO) crops. Foods derived from these crops, the public was told, could cause food allergies, sterility, liver problems and even cancer. A 2016 report by the US National Academy of ...

  7. Altered Food, GMOs, Genetically Modified Food - National ...

    Lately scientists have been experimenting with potatoes, modifying them with genes of bees and moths to protect the crops from potato blight fungus, and grapevines with silkworm genes to make the ...

  8. How GMO Technology Saved the Papaya — International Food ...

    The team of scientists then worked with a public-private partnership to help make the seeds commercially available to farmers. Within two years, more than half of all the papaya grown on Hawaii was GMO. A decade later, GM papaya accounted for over 90 percent of papaya production. For farmers, the GMO papaya has made a world of difference.

  9. GMO Potatoes Are Here - How to Avoid Them

    Nov 08, 2018 · The genetically modified Innate potato was approved by the USDA in 2014. The “Innate” potato is a group of potato varieties that have had the same genetic alterations applied using a new form of genetic engineering known as RNA interference (RNAi). Five different potato varieties have been transformed, including the Ranger Russet, Russet Burbank, and Atlantic potatoes.

  10. GMOs and Food Safety | Science of GMOs

    Yet, science continues to suggest that there is no substantiated evidence that GMO foods are less safe than non-GMO derived food products. A 2016 report from the National Academies of Science, Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects discusses effects on human health. Claims regarding human health and safety of GMO foods included ...

  11. 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.