Creating a better spud

Creating a better spud

New biotech potato offers improved consumer, environmental and producer benefits.

DO you ever wish your potato would bruise less or didn't turn brown after being peeled? So did researchers at J.R. Simplot Co., and they have created a new potato variety — Innate — that promises that and more.

After a decade of scientific development, safety assessments and extensive field tests, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently gave its final stamp of approval to Simplot's first-generation genetically modified (GM) potato.

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