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Suit Brought Over Genetically Modified Salmon Approval

Liz Ruskin/APRN A coalition of environmental, consumer and fishing groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the FDA’s approval of a genetically modified salmon. The lawsuit says the FDA approved the Aqua Advantage salmon without fully considering the effect the engineered fish could have on wild stocks and the larger ecology. The FDA last year approved AquaBounty’s plan to produce eggs …

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Murkowski’s ‘Frankenfish’ Amendment Fails

Jay Barrett/KMXT A vote on the floor of the U.S. Senate today turned back an amendment by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski to require a comprehensive study before genetically-engineered salmon can be sold to consumers. Murkowski said she was disappointed with the vote on her amendment, which failed 50-to-46, but noted it was closer than previous votes on the subject. Her …

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