Food Regulator Ignores the Risks of GE Potatoes

New Zealanders could soon be eating crisps and hot chips made from GE potatoes, with little idea of the added health risks from genetic engineering. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), which has just approved six new lines of GE potatoes for human consumption, has breached its duty of care to consumers, says the Soil & Health Association.

These GM/GE potatoes could enter the food supply in Australia and New Zealand, via processed potato products imported from the USA.

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