USDA clears way for two GE potatoes

USDA’s biotechnology regulators say that two genetically engineered potato varieties from J.R. Simplot, developer of the first GE potato to resist bruising, can be grown safely and do not need federal regulation. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will accept public comment on its preliminary determination until Oct 24. The new varieties, a… » Read More

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