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  1. New GMO potatoes obtain approval for human consumption in 2017

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    Mar 28, 2017 · Now, because of the new and improved second generation GMO potatoes that have been approved for human consumption, farmers could finally find a way to avoid having their potato crops destroyed by blight. GMO potatoes controversies. Not all GMO potatoes were an instant success on the market.

  2. GMO Potatoes Will Hit Stores and Restaurants Soon…If They ...

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    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...

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  3. Genetically modified potato - Wikipedia

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    A genetically modified potato is a potato that has had its genes modified, using genetic engineering.Goals of modification include introducing pest resistance, tweaking the amounts of certain chemicals produced by the plant, and to prevent browning or bruising of the tubers.

  4. What Varieties of Potatoes Are GMO? | Livestrong.com

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    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.

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

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    Genetically modified potatoes are studied, criticized in Ireland ... organic and artisanal food, said Kaethe Burt-O’Dea, a Dublin-based local-food activist. ... Rwanda and parts of India and ...

  6. US approves 3 types of genetically engineered potatoes (Update)

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    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.

  7. USDA Approves 2 New Varieties of GMO Potatoes - EcoWatch

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    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

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  8. India nears approval of first GM food crop | Science | AAAS

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    May 15, 2017 · India nears approval of first GM food crop. By Pallava Bagla May. 15, 2017 , 11:15 AM. Amidst acrimonious debate over the safety of genetically modified (GM) food crops, India’s top ...

  9. EPA joins FDA to approve 3 types of genetically modified potatoes

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    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.

  10. GMO Potatoes; Good or Bad? | The Hacker's Hangout

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    3 Comments on “GMO Potatoes; Good or Bad?” Dave March 16, 2017 at 1:21 pm # At first I was all for GM thinking the nitrogen fixing gene in legumes could be transferred to other crops to save expensive fertlliser.Also it would cut down the pollution from nitrate run off into our rivers and drinking water.How naive can you be.