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Engineered Salmon May Be A Tough Sell

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't expect to find genetically modified salmon — or any other engineered fish or meat — on store shelves anytime soon. The ...

The True Cost of Food

Sea to Table | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

When we turn a blind eye to where our food comes from in the name of convenience and price, we allow others to make our choices about what kind of food system we want to have. Ignorance may be bliss, but we can no longer afford to ignore the impact of our food choices.

Go, Frankenfish! Why We Need GM Salmon.

Tamar Haspel | Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste
Tamar Haspel

Genetic modification raises hard questions that need thorough answers. But, given finite resources to feed a growing population, wouldn't it be great if science could help us grow more nutritious foods with less time, effort, land and money? I'm a farmer, and I say yes.

Aquatic Toxic: 'Frankenfish', Gulf Seafood and Killer Prawns

Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Lynne Peeples

This morning's toxic trackings on the increasingly complex relationship between seafood and our health... As debate continues over the safety and mer...

Why Do We Need GMO Farmed Salmon?

Sea to Table | Posted 01.16.2013 | Food
Sea to Table

There are plenty of reasons to oppose genetically engineered salmon, ranging from consumer health concerns to environmental risk, but there's a larger question we need to ask. What kind of food system do we want to sustain us?

Monday Tracks: GMO Debate Rages On After Prop 37 Failure

Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Lynne Peeples

Welcome again to my (relatively) new blog: Toxic Tracks. Here, I'm posting short bits of daily news and commentary on environmental health topics. Ple...

GMO Salmon Company Struggling To Stay Afloat

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 02.03.2013 | Food

WASHINGTON — Salmon that's been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the co...

New Documents Reveal FDA's Review Of GM Salmon May Be Faulty And Misinformed

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The federal government's safety review of  genetically engineered salmon may be faulty, misinformed and in violation of its own laws, according to a ...

Why Genetically Modified Salmon Affects My Rights as a Citizen

Nick Joy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Nick Joy

If genetically modified salmon is approved, then the U.S. government has to be ready to accept responsibility in the event that this technology escapes. Not doing so would be an affront to my liberty.

GM Salmon Is Just Plain Wrong

Nick Joy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Nick Joy

Forget all the theorizing about feeding the developing world -- the GM industry is about inventing animals or plants whose genetic structure is owned by a corporation.

WATCH 'Frankenfish': FDA Hears Arguments For And Against Genetically-Modified Salmon

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Tinker with the genetics of salmon and maybe you create a revolutionary new food source that could help the environment and feed th...

'Frankenfish' May Be First Genetically-Modified Animal Approved For Consumption

The Guardian | Chris McGreal in Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

US authorities today began the process to approve the first GM animal for human consumption. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a 60-da...