Oct 17, 2018 · The GMO potatoes are likely to accumulate at least two toxins that are absent in normal potatoes, and newer versions (Innate 2.0) additionally lost their sensory qualities when fried. Furthermore, the GMO potatoes contain at least as many bruises as normal potatoes, but these undesirable bruises are now concealed.
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.
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These potatoes are genetically modified to reduce the amount of asparagine in them. The reason for less asparagine is so when fried the potato will produce less acrylamide, a toxic cancer-causing substance. The potato itself isn’t carcinogenic, but rather the method of cooking creates a substance that is a carcinogen.
Oct 09, 2018 · The Ex-Director of J.R. Simplot and team leader at Monsanto, Caius Rommens, has revealed the hidden dangers of the GMO potatoes he created, in a wide ranging interview for Sustainable Pulse, on the same day that his book ‘Pandora’s Potatoes: The Worst GMOs’ was released on Amazon.
May 03, 2017 · Far better would be to avoid French fries, potato chips, and all manner of processed foods containing modified potato starches and rancid oils. These are the real dangerous foods. But quite possibly, GMO potatoes such as Innate might be better for us. Potatoes in storage require the use of fungicides to prevent spoilage.
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.
Oct 22, 2018 · Of the GMO potatoes that have been commercialized, Dr. Rommens writes, “As a crop, the potatoes contain genetically unstable traits, two of which appear to have already been lost (or are in the process of being lost), suffer a significant yield drag and reduction in size profile, are designed to conceal bruises and potentially spread diseases, and may be grown and stored in ways that maximize disease and pest pressures.
Genetically modified plants may also be used as animal feed or for non-food purposes (e.g., starch potatoes or cotton). Types of Genetically Modified Foods. Initially, genetic engineering focused on increasing crop yields and making plants easier and cheaper to produce. Desirable qualities for these purposes include: Herbicide tolerance. The ...
Seeds from genetically modified, insect-resistant crops account for 82 percent of all domestic corn planted and 85 percent of all cotton planted in the U.S. Potatoes, squash, apples, and papayas ...