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  1. Genetically modified potato - Wikipedia

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

    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 ...

  3. 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.

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

    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 ...

  5. With 2000+ global studies affirming safety, GM foods among ...

    Anti-GMO activists can no longer claim that there is no independent research of GMOs. There are now more than 2,000 global studies confirming their safety, including over 1,700 studies from a team ...

  6. Scientist mom evaluates Simplot’s GMO Innate potato

    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. Top Scientist Who Exposed GMO Silenced by Biotech

    You don’t need GMO’s to do what has been done for thousands of years, GMO is an economic class type of warfare, it’s a land grab. GMO’s are basically like Monsanto teaching bicycle safety, hero’s for doing what the people can and should and have been doing themselves. Am I crazy and everything I said rambling, maybe.

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

    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.

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

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

    Genetic modification also occurs naturally when plants cross-polinate, and many GMO products are produced with nearly natural methods. Making GMO plants in a controlled setting is usually much more efficient than spending years trying to breed new traits into plants. However, some GMO methods are considered “iffy” even by top scientists.