GENET-news articles on "GE salmons"

2014-04-07 |

GE fish or meat may be a tough sell for already wary consumers

Don't expect to find genetically modified salmon — or any other engineered fish or meat — on store shelves anytime soon. The Obama administration has stalled for more than four years on deciding whether to approve a fast-growing salmon that would be the first genetically modified animal approved for human consumption.

2014-04-07 |

GE fish or meat may be a tough sell for already wary consumers

Don't expect to find genetically modified salmon — or any other engineered fish or meat — on store shelves anytime soon. The Obama administration has stalled for more than four years on deciding whether to approve a fast-growing salmon that would be the first genetically modified animal approved for human consumption.

2014-04-03 |

USA: GE fish is losing the PR war

With the genetically modified foods labeling debate raging, it’s not surprising that consumers are not showing a lot of love for AquaBounty’s genetically modified salmon right now.

2014-03-27 |

USA: 10 ways to keep your diet GMO-free

It seems like everyone is talking about the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) these days. But what are GMOs exactly? They're the result of a laboratory process that inserts genes from one species into the genes of another to obtain a desired trait or characteristic (e.g., fast-growing salmon).

2014-03-14 |

USA: GM Salmon Coming to a Market Near You: GMO 'Frankenfish

AquAdvantage, the company behind genetically modified salmon, is getting closer to having its product on supermarket shelves, after applying to sell its fish in Canada, according to the Canadian Press.

2014-03-14 |

Canada: GM salmon court case prompts federal government to publish notice of waiver for toxicity information

The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and Living Oceans Society (LOS) spoke out today against the cloud of secrecy obscuring federal government approvals of genetically modified (GM) organisms in Canada – including what may be the world’s first GM food animal to hit supermarket shelves: AquAdvantage™ salmon, according to a press release sent to Vancouver Observer from Living Oceans.

2014-03-11 |

US company applies to sell GM salmon in Canada

Massachusetts-based biotech company AquaBounty Technologies has applied to the federal government for permission to market genetically engineered farm-grown Atlantic salmon.

2014-03-09 |

USA: Supermarket chains say will stick to their ban on GM salmon

Kroger and Safeway, the largest retail grocery companies in the U.S., are the latest to vow not to sell genetically modified salmon, according to an announcement by Friends of the Earth.

2014-02-04 |

Canada: Ottawa Faces Lawsuit over GM Salmon Approval

Approval of commercial production of AquaBounty's genetically-modified salmon has led environmental groups to take Ottawa to court. Environment Canada has not followed its own criteria while approving commercial production for AquaBounty, said Halifax's Ecology Action Centre and B.C.'s Living Oceans Society.

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