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USDA Approves Simplot Innate Potato, GMO Opponents Vocal on McDonald’s Apparent Rejection

Earlier this month, USDA approved nonregulated status for the commercial planting of a genetically modified potato, known as Innate. The approval was¬†granted to Simplot Company, a well-known potato grower based in Idaho. You can read Simplot’s petition to USDA for approval of the Innate potato on the APHIS website. Also available are the Determination of […]

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BSE Confirmed In California Cow – Food Supply Safe

On Tuesday, April 24, USDA released a statement confirming a case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) from a cow in California. The cow did not enter the food chain. There is no threat to the American beef supply. BSE never poses a threat to the milk supply. A single case of BSE does not pose […]

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