Potato

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USDA To Approve Simplot’s Genetically Engineered Potato

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.

08/28/2015

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Police: Man ‘Armed’ With Potato Arrested

Police in Rhode Island have arrested a man who allegedly wielded a potato disguised as a gun during a robbery attempt last week.

04/28/2014

No To Starch – USDA Changing School Nutrition Guidelines

It’s getting harder to find white potatoes in your child’s school cafeteria these days. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reducing the amount that can be served and changing other nutrition guidelines.

05/19/2011