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GMO potatoes will not be grown commercially on P.E.I. this season

May 25, 2017  By Gail Harding CBC News

May 25, 2017, P.E.I. – There will be no commercially grown GMO potatoes on Prince Edward Island this year, according to Simplot Plant Sciences, the company that developed the Innate potato.

Innate potatoes bruise less and have less black spots than conventional potatoes.

Doug Cole, director of marketing and communications, said the company is holding off allowing commercial growth of Innate potatoes in Canada until there’s a proven market for them. READ MORE


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