Oct 31, 2018 · The Genetically Modified Potato. Potatoes have a gene that causes them to bruise when damaged. In these new GMO potatoes, that gene has been silenced so it cannot be expressed. The potato still gets damaged, but the symptoms are hidden from view — and from the consumer. This is not the only modification made to these potatoes; they have also ...
Oct 17, 2018 · A genetic engineer who helped create GMO potatoes, including ones that are currently being sold to consumers, speaks out and explains why he renounces his work and why he believes his genetically engineered crops should be pulled from the market.
1990s The first wave of GMO produce created through genetic engineering becomes available to consumers: summer squash, soybeans, cotton, corn, papayas, tomatoes, potatoes, and canola. Not all are ...
Dec 04, 2013 · About 93% of the soybeans and 85% of the corn grown in the US are genetically modified, according to the USDA. Why all the fuss? Why, then, are the Innate potatoes attracting so much attention?
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Nov 04, 2019 · New genetically modified corn produces up to 10% more than similar types. By Erik Stokstad Nov. 4, 2019 , 5:55 PM. Supporters of genetic engineering have long promised it will help meet the world ...
Feb 28, 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.
Oct 13, 2003 · GM corn starch and soybean lecithin are just two of the ingredients already found in 70% of the processed food supply. With future incarnations on the horizon, GM corn remains a lightening rod for debate. Embroiled in numerous controversies, corn has become biotech's boon and bane.
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Only a few types of GMO crops are grown in the United States, but some of these GMOs make up a large percentage of the crop grown (e.g., soybeans, corn, sugar beets, canola, and cotton).. In 2018 ...