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  1. Genetically modified potato - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_potato

    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.

  2. GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them? - NPR

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    GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them? : The Salt New GMO potatoes don't bruise as easily, and, when fried, they have less of a potentially harmful chemical. Yet some big chip and ...

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

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    Some of the traditional arguments against genetically modified organisms — that the crops will contaminate non-GMO plants and that the biotechnology will be controlled by a powerful corporation ...

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

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    The Times takes to task two of the biotech industry's dominant claims about the need for GMO crops: First, that genetic modification is essential if we're going to grow enough food to feed the planet's burgeoning population, and second, that by engineering crops to resist common pests while withstanding application of herbicides, those crops would in turn require fewer dangerous chemical inputs.

  5. GMOs: Facts About Genetically Modified Food - Live Science

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    A genetically modified organism, or GMO, is an organism that has had its DNA altered or modified in some way through genetic engineering. In most cases, GMOs have been altered with DNA from ...

  6. Scientist mom evaluates Simplot’s GMO Innate potato

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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 ...

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

    www.livestrong.com/article/218439-what-varieties...

    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.

  8. Are potatoes genetically modified? | GMO Answers

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    Expert response from Joe Guenthner Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, University of Idaho . Thursday, 12/18/2014 14:58. There are currently no potatoes sold in the United States that are genetically modified.

  9. USDA Approves 2 New Types of GMO Potatoes - Natural Society

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    The FDA gave preliminary approval to the GMO Simplot potatoes in January 2016, saying they weren’t substantially different in composition or safety from other similar products already on the market. However, research by several independent scientists indicate that there are, in fact, many differences between GMO and non-GMO crops.

  10. GMOs | Food & Water Watch

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    Food & Water Watch champions healthy food and clean water for all. We stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment. Food & Water Watch is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Food & Water Action is a 501(c)4 organization.