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GM Salmon Deemed Safe For The Environment
2012-12-24 05:11:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Federal regulators have moved one step closer to allowing the first genetically engineered animal to enter the world's food supply, ruling that a salmon that grows twice as quickly as normal is not likely to harm the environment. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a declaration on Friday stating the modified AquAdvantage fish, which was developed by Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies would have "no significant...

2011-08-08 14:47:00

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Purdue University scientist is urging federal officials to decide whether genetically engineered salmon would be allowed for U.S. consumption and arguing that not doing so may set back scientific efforts to increase food production. William Muir, a professor of animal sciences, said that based on data made available by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, AquAdvantage (AA) salmon poses little real risk to the environment or...

2011-08-08 06:27:21

A Purdue University scientist is urging federal officials to decide whether genetically engineered salmon would be allowed for U.S. consumption and arguing that not doing so may set back scientific efforts to increase food production. William Muir, a professor of animal sciences, said that based on data made available by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, AquAdvantage (AA) salmon poses little real risk to the environment or human health. AA salmon were given a gene from Chinook salmon...

2011-06-16 14:40:00

Young/Woolsey Amendment to Prohibit Funding for FDA Approval of AquAdvantage Salmon Wrong on Facts, Policy and Process WALTHAM, Mass., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background: The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed an amendment to H.R. 2112, the House agricultural appropriations bill, co-sponsored by Rep. Don Young (R-AK) and Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) to prohibit funding for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of salmon grown from AquaBounty Technologie's...

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2010-09-06 09:19:54

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will decide whether or not to allow the sale of genetically engineered salmon during a hearing later this month, according to a Monday AFP report. During the hearing, which is set for September 19 and 20, the federal food safety organization will consider a proposal from AquaBounty Technologies of Waltham, Massachusetts, according to Rob Lever of the French news agency. The company is seeking permission to produce and market Atlantic salmon that...

2010-08-31 18:05:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Ronald L. Stotish, Ph.D., Executive Director, President and CEO of AquaBounty Technologies: This press release is inaccurate, deliberately misleading, and intended to create fear and misunderstanding. AquAdvantage salmon are, quite literally, the most studied fish in the world. In addition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has spent the last fifteen years creating a robust regulatory process to ensure...


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