The approval of the European Commission 'GM Potato' marks the first time in 12 years that a genetically modified plant has been approved for cultivation on a commercial scale in the European Union. The pulp from the starchy GM potato will be used for producing paper and as a vital ingredient in animal feed.
Although, it's great that Europe is using this potato as an alternative source for paper and ensuring that animal feed is comprised of vegetables but there hasn't been any news on it being utilized for fries and potato chips. Perhaps the citizens of Europe are still iffy about consuming a vegetable that has been genetically modified.
Modified Spud Paper
More Stats +/-
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.