‘Surprise Side Effects’: USDA Approves Two New Genetically Engineered Potatoes [GMOs]

Source: RT
November 3, 2016

A new report finds that there are no discernable differences in yields or pesticide use when it comes to genetically modified crops. The report comes as the United States Department of Agriculture has approved two new types of genetically modified potatoes to be developed. To discuss, Jeffrey Smith founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology joins RT America’s Simone Del Rosario and says “surprise side effects” are the most common effects of genetic engineering.

Canada Approves Genetically Modified Potatoes

Source: RT
March 25, 2016

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency gave the thumbs-up to the genetically modified potato, but how will the consumers react to the spiffed-up spud? RT America’s Anya Parampil is joined by Alex Mihailovich in Toronto.