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

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    Varieties of GMO Potatoes. Red Flag, Says Industry Watchdog Food-safety advocates have expressed concern regarding the GM potato varieties that are ready to hit the market. The varieties use a new form of genetic engineering known as RNA interference, according to the Center for Food Safety, an industry watchdog.

  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. USDA Approves 2 New Varieties of GMO Potatoes - EcoWatch

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    USDA Approves 2 New Varieties of GMO Potatoes. The U.S. Department of Agriculture formally approved two new types of genetically engineered potatoes. iStock This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture formally approved two new types of genetically engineered potatoes, both of which were developed by Simplot, the Idaho-based spud giant.

  4. How To Know If You're Eating The New GMO Potato - REALfarmacy.com

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    How To Avoid The New GMO Potato. The potatoes reportedly underwent ‘successful’ field trials in 8 states between 2009 and 2001: Florida, Indiana, Idaho, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Washington and Wisconsin. And of course, Simplot claims they are safe: [box] “This approval comes after a decade of scientific development,...

  5. U.S. approves 3 types of genetically engineered potatoes ...

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    BOISE, Idaho — 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 announced.

  6. USDA approves genetically engineered potatoes despite GMO ...

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    The study, led by Gilles-Eric Seralini of the University of Caen, was the first ever study to examine the long-term (lifetime) effects of eating GMOs. He was later forced to retract it because of major pressure by Big Food, agribusiness giant Monsanto and colluding governments.

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

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    To make the Innate potatoes resistance to blight, Simplot inserted genes taken from an unnamed Argentinian potato that’s naturally resistant to blight into the previous Innate potato. The Center for Food Safety immediately composed a release condemning the USDA’s approval of the new Innate potato. CFS’s main concerns include: RNA interference is a dangerously untested method; Simplot may well decide to market these potatoes as “healthy” due to the reduction of carcinogenic ...

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

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    Genetically modified potatoes are studied, criticized in Ireland. In a secured government greenhouse in Carlow, Ireland, plant scientist Ewen Mullins examines transplants of genetically modified potatoes engineered to resist late blight disease. (Adrian Higgins/The Washington Post)

  9. Growing Doubt: a Scientist's Experience of GMOs

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    This list of significant scientific concerns about GMOs is by no means exhaustive. For example, there are novel GMOs coming on the market, such as those using double stranded RNAs (dsRNAs), that have the potential for even greater risks (Latham and Wilson 2015). The True Purpose of GMOs. Science is not the only grounds on which GMOs should be ...

  10. GMO's Flashcards | Quizlet

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    Genetically modified potatoes can be engineered to have a gene from a cold water fish (that is, a gene from the fish is inserted into the potato's genome) so that the potatoes become resistant to cold temperatures and harsh weather conditions.