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

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    Varieties of GMO Potatoes. The FDA completed its evaluation of GM potato varieties collectively known by the trade name Innate, according to a March 2015 FDA press release. Safety evaluation of GM foods includes toxicity, allergic potential, stability of the inserted gene, nutritional properties and unintended side effects.

  2. GMO potatoes: The risks to health - gmwatch.org

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    In an interview with GMWatch, Dr Rommens discussed the risks to health posed by the GMO potatoes he created. GMW: In your article for Independent Science News, you mention that "The GMO potatoes are likely to accumulate at least two toxins that are absent in normal potatoes”. Can you tell us which toxins these are and what health problems ...

  3. Scientist mom evaluates Simplot’s GMO Innate potato | Genetic ...

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    The Innate Potato is a GMO that was recently approved for cultivation in the US. It is made by Simplot (or J.R Simplot Company). According to their website , they are a “food and agribusiness ...

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

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    One of the very first Bt GMO crops to be developed was NewLeaf Potatoes by Monsanto in 1995, however, demand for this variety was so low that they discontinued the line in 2001. Another GMO attempt was made to produce potatoes high in amylopectin starch for the production of waxy potato starch . This GMO potato,...

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

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    Indeed, field tests of an early GMO potato variety sparked one of the first protests against the technology back in the late 1980s and the industry remained largely GMO-free. It was just last year that the potato industry began planting a GMO variety on a commercial scale, a cultivar also developed by Simplot and named White Russet.

  6. USDA Approves Genetically Modified Potatoes That Can Resist ...

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    USDA Approves Genetically Modified Potatoes That Can Resist Blight. A previous generation of Innate potatoes was modified to reduce bruising/browning and to reduce asparagine, a chemical in potatoes that, when exposed to heat and oil (as in the frying process), can create a probably carcinogenic compound.

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

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    (Adrian Higgins/The Washington Post) 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. “It’s always there,” he said.

  8. Scientist that discovered GMO health hazards immediately ...

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    Scientist that discovered GMO health hazards immediately fired, team dismantled. Arpad Pusztai, who is considered to be one of the world's most respected and well-learned biochemists, had for three years led a team of researchers from Scotland's prestigious Rowett Research Institute (RRI) in studying the health effects of a novel GM potato...

  9. GMO scientist admits to worrying about the negative side ...

    www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-07-scientist...

    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.

  10. GM food and crops: what went wrong in the UK?

    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1299063

    The Nuffield Council on Bioethics' paper on 'The use of genetically modified crops in developing countries' (2004) reaffirmed its earlier conclusion that “there is an ethical obligation to explore these potential benefits responsibly, in order to contribute to the reduction of poverty and to improve food security and profitable agriculture in developing countries” (Nuffield Council on Bioethics, 1999).