Genetically modified potatoes are studied, criticized in Ireland Carlow, Ireland — 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.
Analysis of Pusztai Study on GM Potatoes and their effect on Rats Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff Willaman Professor of Life Sciences and Evan Pugh Professor
A group of scientists from 13 countries has supported calls for a moratorium on the release of genetically modified foods after endorsing unpublished research that has raised fears of potentialhealth hazards The British government has come under pressure to act after an announcement by the 22 scientists that research carried out by Dr Arpad Pusztai at the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen had found evidence of immune system changes and organ damage in rats fed on genetically modified ...
*A jump in food allergies, especially among children *Allergy-related emergency room visits doubled from 1997-2002. GM Potato Study. One of the first studies was done by Dr. Arpad Pusztai, a highly respected scientist, and involved rats which were fed GM potatoes. After only ten days, serious health effects were recorded.
Case Study: The Politics and Anti-Science of GM Potatoes. Britain’s Sainsbury Laboratory, a typical publicly funded corporate research division, continues its program to develop inferior, dangerous, highly expensive “hi-tech” GM potatoes as a substitute for already existing non-GM potatoes which are much less expensive and superior in every way.
Analyzing the genes of ancient potatoes helps to improve future potato varieties The enormous diversity of ancient / native potatoes can still be seen in countries like Peru, where many of these varieties are still grown.
The story of LY038 corn can tell us much about the food safety risks of the GMO potatoes I developed. LY038 corn was engineered to contain high levels of the amino acid lysine and was intended as a nutritionally boosted feed for livestock.
The FDA recently approved of two GMO foods, potatoes and apples, as safe and equally nutritious as conventional varieties, and they're pushing to get these items to a grocery store near you. Genetically-modified food is one of the most controversial subjects today.
Ok, But How Long Have GMOs Been Around in the Modern Sense? Well, it all started with the discovery and isolation of the DNA in 1935. After a few decades of studying the DNA and its interaction with chemical and biological agents, the recombinant DNA was created in 1973. 2 years later, a group of elite lawyers, doctors, and scientists looked at the data and created a set of guidelines on the ...
GMO-debate injects emotion into food science. ... in processed foods; Arizona scientists have studied GM crops for more than 20 years and declare them safe ... be wary of french fries made from ...