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One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Four — How About GMO Potatoes No More

What’s the main selling point of the GMO potato? Its flesh stays white and doesn’t oxidize when cut. It doesn’t turn green, brown or black when exposed to air or light, or when it’s bruised or diseased. The genetically engineered trait, which prevents the potato’s natural discoloration was achieved by silencing the potato’s melanin gene.  The following information is taken verbatim from Organic Consumers Association’s Petition to Whole Foods to stop selling GMO potatoes.  Read more...

 

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