Browsing the "GMO salmon" Tag

Top News from the Food Front: School Lunch Soulsuckers, Animal-Ag Absurdities, & GMO Vetos

March 8th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

Is your 'Chef's Special' dinner protected by copyright law? Do you know what potentially problematic chemistry your yoga mat and your bread (plus about 500 other grocery items in your pantry) might have in common? Consumers increasingly turn away from genetically modified food: does the food industry give a flip? Does the FDA? For all this food news and more -- including a long list of factory-farm foolishness to boggle the noodles of non-sociopathic food fans --- read on!


Swine Death Catastrophe in China Highlights GM Animal Hazards

March 21st, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

The FDA stands ready to approve GMO salmon, despite fishy science. The USDA recently announced a $500,000 grant to develop GMO pigs. Recent world events highlight the risks (and ethics problems) surrounding GM animal research. According to reports out of Russia, some 5 million swine have died within the last two weeks in the Anhui Province of China. EU reports call the event 'a catastrophic situation,' and officials suspect the disaster resulted from genetic testing gone horribly wrong


USDA to Fund Controversial Genetically Modified Salmon

December 6th, 2011 | by Tom Cranford

USDA recently announced that it was going to provide a half a million dollars in funding for a company called AquaBounty, who are pursuing research on how to "invent" genetically modified salmon that are sterile, so they won't have the ability to interbreed with the native species



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