Thumbs down for GE potato from largest fast-food chain

Fast-food giant McDonald’s says “it doesn’t plan to buy…the Innate potato,” genetically engineered by JR Simplot to produce smaller amounts of acrylamide, a suspected carcinogen, when fried, says the Idaho Statesman. Simplot is based in Boise, Idaho, the hometown of the newspaper, which quoted a McDonald’s statement, “McDonald’s USA does not source GMO potatoes, nor do we have… » Read More

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