Comment Today on the next Genetically Engineered Potato

There's always a little catch-up to do when coming out of the Holiday season. Back in December, the USDA public comment period opened up for a next-generation transgenic potato variety developed by Simplot. The previous Simplot "Generation 1 Innate" potato,…

Q&A with Haven Baker on Simplot’s Innate™ Potatoes

There's a new genetically engineered potato in town that doesn't brown when cut or fried, nor does it make acrylamide. J. R. Simplot Company petitioned the USDA to deregulate their Innate™ potatoes, and the public comment period has just been…

GMO Food Is Actually Already Labeled If You Know A Few Rules

Written by Steve Savage Back in 1995, I was party to some discussions about whether about-to-be-released GMO crops should be labeled at the consumer level.  It was clear that a failure to do so would look to some like a…

Way Too Much Angst About GMO Crops

Written by Steve Savage From what I read on various blogs and comment streams, there is way too much angst out there about GMO crops. Too much angst because every significant panel of scientists that has reviewed this technology has…

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