GENET-news articles on "GE salmons"

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).

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.

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