GENET-news articles on "GE salmons"

2015-06-02 |

Canadian risk assessment finds GMO salmon more susceptible to disease

A Canadian risk assessment has found genetically modified salmon is susceptible to disease than normal salmon, reports eNews Park Forest.

2015-02-02 |

UK: Genetically modified crop successfully fed to salmon, say scientists

Genetically modified plants created by British scientists to contain health boosting Omega-3 have been declared a safe alternative to fish oil. A crop of camelina (false flax) has been spliced with genes to produce an oil rich in fatty acid normally only found in fish.

2014-10-20 |

USA: California Bans Genetically Engineered Salmon

Production of genetically engineered fish is banned in California waters. Last month, Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill; however, there is a loophole.

2014-10-03 |

California Ban on GE Salmon Expands Protections, but Opens a Dangerous Loophole

Center for Food Safety (CFS) cautiously welcomes California law AB 504, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, which bans commercial production of genetically engineered (GE) salmon in all state waters. However, CFS also warns that the bill contains a dangerous loophole that must be closed.

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.

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