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Current Event January 21, 2015

Genetically Modified Potatoes


Potatoes are a staple in many households. So it’s natural researchers have worked to create a better potato with genetic modification. Geneticists have been able to change and improve potatoes to make them safer and cut down on waste, but potato buyers are refusing to buy them. Listen to learn more about how the potato has been improved, but why many food manufacturers don’t want to use them.

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Story Length: 4:53

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AIR DATE: 01/13/2015