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Canadian coalition demands government openness on GE salmon

Ottawa - A coalition consisting of 60 organizations representing Canadian ocean fisheries conservation, environmental and social justice groups are demanding the government of Canada be more open about the transgenic salmon called AquaAdvantage.

Split opinions on GE salmon means FDA decision is stalled

While the US Food and Drug Administration declined to make a decision on AquaBounty's genetically engineered salmon, AquAdvantage, opponents are not taking a break.

Critics claim 'sloppy science' behind FDA evaluation of GE salmon

Yonkers - FDA hearings into AquaBounty's genetically engineered salmon, AquaAdvantage got underway Monday in New York. One scientist has said he will be testifying at the hearing about the 'sloppy science' involved in the FDA approval process.

US Food and Drug says GE salmon doesn't pose a risk

Washington - The US Food and Drug Administration has AquaBounty's genetically engineered salmon is safe to eat, and does not pose an environmental risk. The GE fish still has not been approved, but a decision is expected in the near future.

Transgenic salmon closer to achieving FDA approval

The biotechnological company seeking to obtain Food and Drug Administration approval to sell genetically modified salmon in the US was notified Wednesday that its application has progressed to the next, and near-final, stage in the approval process.

Company hopes its first commercial GM fish will be approved by US

A genetically modified salmon which grows at twice the speed of a normal salmon is now being reviewed by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Over 80 retailers now say they will not sell GMO salmon to the public.
Over 80 retailers now say they will not sell GMO salmon to the public.

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