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Genetically engineered potato gets USDA approval

Potato was developed by JR Simplot, a major supplier of frozen french fries to McDonald's

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The potato's DNA has been altered to eliminate a potentially harmful ingredient that emerges in the high heat required for french fries and potato chips.

New York

A POTATO genetically engineered to eliminate a potentially harmful ingredient that emerges in the high heat required for french fries and potato chips has been approved for commercial planting, the US Department of Agriculture announced on Friday.

The potato's DNA has been

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