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USDA approves GM blight-resistant potato

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has approved J R Simplot's next- generation Innate potato, a new genetically modified variety that the company contends will appeal to consumers, growers and the potato processing industry. The potato, called W8, contains the same traits as Simplot's first-generation Innate potatoes that were approved last year by the USDA, namely low acrylamide potential and reduced black spot bruising. But it has also been modified to resist late blight (Phytophthora infestans) disease and to produce fewer reducing sugars.

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