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  october
Feb 15, 2012
 

FDA About to Approve Genetically Altered Salmon

 
The FDA is on the brink of approving genetically engineered salmon for human consumption. This would be the first genetically engineered animal on supermarket shelves in the United States. 
 
The salmon is engineered to produce growth hormones year-round that cause the fish to grow at twice the normal rate. The government already requires labels to tell us if fish is wild-caught or farm-raised—don't we also have a right to know if our salmon is genetically engineered? Without labels,(see more)

 

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  october   California Senator, Dianne Feinstein cosponsored S. 229 and S. 230, introduced by Senator Mark Begich [D-AK] on January 31, 2011. These bills would have required the labeling of genetically modified

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  pundit   This could be the start of something very dangerous. If we don't stop this now, we will be genetically engineering food for the rest of time which will lead ot mutations of water, land, and body.

Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 1:30:05 PM  

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  bethnewyork   They do it for milk, they should for fish. Why do we need humongous salmon? I can think of other things I would like to have super sized. :)

Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 8:06:51 PM  

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  neilsneils   Agreed. Consumers should know be communicated.

Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 6:38:34 PM  

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ptomkz   I would agree that the public probably has a right to know. I think it is jaded of us to think nothing like this is done without the FDA's approval. We are privileged in America to be surrounded by

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Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 5:15:03 PM
 

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