Browsing the "AquaBounty" Tag

GMO Salmon Company Fully Funded

December 10th, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Worried that genetically modified salmon won't make it to market and onto your plate? Worry no more. Aqua Bounty, creators of the AquAdvantage salmon, have found a plentiful source of cash


Legislators Oppose GM Salmon

August 8th, 2011 | by Heather Carr

In mid-July, several representatives and senators wrote letters to the FDA asking the agency not to approve genetically modified salmon. The letters cite economic and environmental concerns as reasons for their opposition


Could GM Salmon Escape Into the Wild?

November 18th, 2010 | by Heather Carr

Four thousand Scottish salmon escaped from Loch Duart Salmon Farm in Scotland. If ordinary salmon can escape a farm, why can't GM salmon? Silly question. Of course GM salmon will be able to escape into the wild


FDA Hides Evidence That GMO Salmon Threaten Wild Salmon

November 12th, 2010 | by Heather Carr

When the FDA held hearings on AquaBounty's AquAdvantage GMO salmon earlier this year, they neglected to include a statement by other federal agencies indicating that raising the GMO salmon in open-ocean pens would violate the U.S. Endangered Species Act



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