GENET-news articles on "GE salmons"

2014-09-30 |

USA: Governor signs bill banning commercial production of GM salmon

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a North Coast lawmaker’s bill banning the commercial production of genetically altered salmon.

2014-06-04 |

USA: Senators want Frankenfish labeled genetically engineered

If genetically modified salmon gets a green light by the federal government, it will be labeled as such if U.S. Senators on both sides of the aisle have their way.

2014-05-26 |

USA: Mandatory Labeling for Genetically Engineered Salmon Wins Support in Senate Committee

Center for Food Safety applauds the passage of a bipartisan amendment offered by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) to the FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill that would require the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) salmon. It marks the second year that the Senate Appropriations Committee has passed a GE fish labeling amendment. The bill, with the labeling language intact, will now head to the Senate floor in the coming weeks for a vote.

2014-05-22 |

GM products of tomorrow: wheat, rice, even salmon?

For many corn and soybean farmers in the U.S., the new normal is to plant genetically modified crops.

2014-05-15 |

USA: Genetically modified salmon awaits FDA approval

This is the latest frontier in the battle over genetically modified food. Atlantic salmon, altered with genetic material from a chinook salmon and an ocean pout. The result is a fish that grows to market weight twice as fast as wild salmon. "Most producers will say it takes 24-30 months to produce a market size salmon. We can do that in 18," said AquaBounty CEO Ron Stotish.

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).

go to page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ...

Home: GENET