GMO Salmon And Potatoes Recently Approved Novel Foods In Canada

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Canadian authorities have recently approved two genetically engineered products for both human consumption and animal feed use: on May 19, the AquAdvantage salmon developed by AquaBounty Technologies, and on March 18, several Innate potato varieties developed by Simplot. Salmon The AquAdvantage salmon is the first genetically engineered animal approved for use in Canada. On May […]

FDA concludes GMO Arctic Apples and Innate Potatoes are safe for consumption

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration completed its evaluation for two varieties of apples genetically engineered by Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Inc., and for six varieties of potatoes genetically engineered by J. R. Simplot Company and concluded that these foods are as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts. Okanagan’s Granny Smith and Golden Delicious varieties […]

McDonald’s says no to GMO potato

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 (Organic Slant) The McDonalds Corporation has stated that they will not sell french fries made from the recently approved “Innate” genetically engineered potato. The Capital Press reported that a McDonalds spokesperson stated, “McDonald’s USA does not source GMO potatoes nor do we have current plans to change our sourcing practice.” Genetically Modified Organisms and genetically engineered food products have […]