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  1. The GMO Potato: What Consumers Need to Know - Living Non-GMO

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    Oct 31, 2018 · The genetically modified potato has now met this threshold. This means that products made with potato will be subject to extra scrutiny before they can become Non-GMO Project Verified. The Genetically Modified Potato. Potatoes have a gene that causes them to bruise when damaged.

  2. USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes

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    Oct 31, 2016 · The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved commercial planting of two types of potatoes that are genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.

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  3. Genetic Engineer Renounces His GMO Potatoes - GMO Science

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    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 ...

  4. Are GMO Potatoes Safe? A Biogenineer Reveals The Truth

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    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.

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  6. USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato | Time

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    Nov 09, 2014 · USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Super Potato. ... contains the DNA of other kinds of potatoes mixed in through a process known as RNA interference technology, The Guardian reports.

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  7. GMO Potatoes Are Here - How to Avoid Them

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    Nov 08, 2018 · The genetically modified Innate potato was approved by the USDA in 2014. The “Innate” potato is a group of potato varieties that have had the same genetic alterations applied using a new form of genetic engineering known as RNA interference (RNAi). Five different potato varieties have been transformed, including the Ranger Russet, Russet Burbank, and Atlantic potatoes.

  8. Genetically modified potato - Wikipedia

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    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. Varieties modified to produce large amounts of starches may be approved for industrial use only, not for food.

  9. GMO Crops, Animal Food, and Beyond | FDA

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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 ...

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

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    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.

  11. The Rise and Fall of NewLeaf Potatoes

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    From 1995 through 2001, genetically modified potatoes were sold in the United States and Canada under the brand name NewLeaf™. These potato varieties were relatively popular with growers because they replaced pest-control practices involving intensive use of pesticides with technology that was present in the potato seed.