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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...

2011-05-28 00:00:51

Alaska's most coveted seasonal salmon variety is now available to home cooks across the U.S. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Seafood lovers across the country, the wait is over because the annual wild salmon celebration is finally here. Anderson Seafoods, America's most trusted seafood source for over 30 years, introduces fresh Copper River King Salmon to its online retail store for a limited time. "If you are buying fresh seafood online, we should be your first and last source," says...

2011-03-10 13:00:00

TORONTO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - The following video is available by satellite or by CNW's Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY:  Trim and Terrific cookbook author Holly Clegg takes the fear out of cooking fish with a quick and easy recipe, using locally raised, heart healthy salmon. Not knowing how to cook fish scares some people away from a healthy, delicious meal.  Holly demonstrates how to prepare a salmon meal with just four ingredients. It's a guaranteed...

2011-03-02 14:23:00

A critical look at the extraordinary efforts to save Pacific Northwest salmon Watch full episodes at pbs.org/nature NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual runs of millions of salmon once defined the Pacific Northwest. Now, their alarming absence is shaping the region. The Columbia River was once among the most productive salmon fisheries on the planet. Today, many Columbia River Basin populations are already extinct, and of those remaining, thirteen more,...

2011-02-16 18:34:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A letter from William Stelle, Jr. - the Regional Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service - has cleared the way for one of the region's most complex and significant clean up/remediation projects along the Willamette River. The letter, known as a Biological Opinion [https://pcts.nmfs.noaa.gov/pls/pcts-pub/biop_results_detail?reg_inclause_in=('NWR')&idin=122048], provides the...

2010-12-01 10:33:00

NOVATO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary counts of fall-run Chinook salmon returning to spawn in Central Valley rivers are encouraging, with this year's numbers well ahead of the record lows measured in the past two years. However, recovery of the species--and the valuable commercial and recreational fisheries it supports--will require stronger efforts to reverse damage caused by excessive water diversions, habitat loss and pollution to the river and San Francisco Bay...

2010-12-01 08:40:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinook Book -- the popular green resource guide and coupon book -- now has a high-tech sister: Chinook Book for iPhone, the world's first mobile coupon book. Chinook Book owners can now use their iPhone®, iPod touch® or iPad(TM) to save thousands of dollars at hundreds of local green businesses in the Seattle metro area. "This is a game changer for merchants and consumers," says Aaron Richey, Director, Seattle...

2010-10-26 08:37:00

DENVER, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, an all-new 2011 Chinook Book hits the Denver/Boulder metro area, providing Front Range residents with the opportunity to save money while patronizing businesses that support healthy, sustainable living. Launched in 2010 as the EcoMetro Guide, the new 2011 Chinook Book celebrates its 2nd year of publication with a new name and more than 300 money-saving coupons. The largest book yet, it includes over 100 new participating merchants. In fact,...

2010-10-04 14:10:00

PORTLAND, Ore. and SEATTLE, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinook Book - the popular green resource guide and coupon book - now has a high-tech sister: Chinook Book for iPhone, the world's first mobile coupon book. Chinook Book owners can now use their iPhone®, iPod touch® or iPad(TM) to save thousands of dollars at hundreds of green and local businesses in the Portland and Seattle metro areas. "This is a game changer for both merchants and consumers," says...

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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...


Latest Chinook salmon Reference Libraries

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2005-06-02 08:18:08

Salmon is the common name for several species of fish of the Salmonidae family "“ although several other fishes in the family are called trout. Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Salmon are anadromous: they are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce. Folklore has it that the fish return to the exact spot where they were born to spawn and modern research shows that usually at least 90% of the fish spawning in a stream were born...

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