Mar 01, 2017 · 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.
Mar 10, 2017 · There is no evidence that genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs, are unsafe to eat, but changing the genetic code of foods presents an ethical issue for some. McDonald’s declines to use Simplot’s genetically engineered potatoes for its French fries.
May 13, 2017 · These potatoes were created by adding genes from a wild potato plant and are designed to be resistant to late blight, the disease that caused the mid-19th century Irish Potato Famine.
Apr 13, 2017 · Potato or Genetically Modified Innate Amflora? Posted on April 13, 2017 April 13, 2017 by pseudopsysite in Blog , Book Club Utilizing System 1 and System 2 Thinking – BASED ON THE PUBLISHED WORK OF PSYCHOLOGIST DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Author of Thinking, Fast and Slow
Feb 07, 2017 · According to researchers Godelieve Gheysen and RenÃ© Custers in Belgium, the EU regulation on organic farming does not allow the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). "Why obstruct a cisgenic potato crop that can hardly be distinguished from a potato crop that is the result of conventional breeding?," the scientistsÂ ask in a ...
Sep 12, 2017 · Simplot Plant Sciences has obtained approval for its Innate brand of genetically modified potatoes in a few key foreign markets, including Japan, and has ... 12, 2017. 149 shares; Share via ...
Jan 09, 2017 · In a few years, you could be eating the next generation of genetically altered foods — potatoes that do not turn brown or soybeans with a healthier mix of fatty acids.
Modified potato plants are resistant to the serious disease, late blight,that was responsible for the Irish potato famine of the 1800s and still causes major crop losses today. In addition, these potatoes are reported to have improved storage life and reduced amounts of a potentially carcinogenic chemical produced when potatoes are cooked at ...
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.
Last week the European Commission approved cultivation and processing of the genetically modified starch potato Amflora. The request for authorisation was submitted by Amflora's developer BASF in August 1996, more than 13 years ago! In North America, currently no genetically modified potatoes are commercially grown. But the GM potato has already a colorful history in the US and Canada