Simplot wants to sell food products from GM Potatoes in Australia and New Zealand
July 06, 2017
JR Simplot has applied at FSANZ for approval to export genetically modified potato products into Australia and New Zealand. Unclear is what type of products this is about, but unprocessed potatoes can not be imported.
Simplot postpones commercial introduction of Innate GMO potatoes in Canada
May 30, 2017
Simplot Plant Sciences will not commercially launch its Innate GMO potatoes in Canada this year, despite regulatory approval and interest among potato farmers to grow these new potatoes
Genetically engineered potatoes approved for Maine
May 14, 2017
With little fanfare, the Maine Board of Pesticides Control unanimously approved on Friday morning the registration of three new types of genetically engineered potatoes that have been developed by Simplot Plant Sciences.
Reino Unido controlará el tizón tardío con papa genéticamente modificada
May 11, 2017
DEFRA ha aprobado la solicitud del Laboratorio Sainsbury, Norwich, para llevar a cabo ensayos de campo con cultivo de papa genéticamente modificada (GM) en un sitio de ensayo designado en el Norwich Research Park entre 2017 y 2021.
The Sainsbury Laboratory received approval for a four-year trial of genetically modified (GM) potatoes
May 11, 2017
In the United Kingdom, farming minster George Eustice (DEFRA) has approved a four-year trial of genetically modified (GM) potatoes at The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich.
After decades of absence, genetically engineered potatoes will return to Canada
March 23, 2017
Since Monsanto took their genetically modified Newleaf /Naturemark potatoes of the market in 2001, no GM potatoes have been grown commercially in Canada. But Simplot's Innate potatoes are going to change that in 2017.
US government approved 3 more Simplot GMO potato types for cultivation and sale
March 20, 2017
The US federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist Phytophthora - the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
La agricultura orgánica debería incluir la papa genéticamente modificada con resistente al tizón tardío
February 22, 2017
El Reglamento de la UE sobre la agricultura orgánica no permite el uso de organismos genéticamente modificados (OGM).Pero..... puede distinguirse un cultivo de papa cisgenico de un cultivo de papa que es el resultado de la producción convencional?
USDA clears Calyxt potato modified to withstand bruising
October 26, 2016
A new potato variety that’s genetically modified to withstand bruising has been cleared for commercialization without undergoing USDA’s deregulatory process for biotech crops.
Bayer to Acquire Monsanto
September 14, 2016
Bayer and Monsanto today announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for USD 128 per share in an all-cash transaction.