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Canadian Groups Go To Court Over GE Salmon

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Environmental groups in court to ensure rigorous assessment of genetically modified salmon in Canada
Failure to notify public during consideration of application to grow genetically-modified salmon eggs violates Canadian Environmental Protection Act, groups say

OTTAWA — Environmental groups are in court today to challenge the federal government’s approval of an application to manufacture genetically-modified salmon eggs in P.E.I. The eggs would then be shipped to Panama for grow out before being sold as food in North America.

BELGIUM: GENETICALLY MODIFIED FISH STILL BANNED

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SUMMARY: "Several imports of genetically modified fluorescent fish were recently seized in Belgium, according to the Public Health, Food Chain Security and Environment SPF’s Animal Welfare Inspection department."

Several imports of genetically modified fluorescent fish were recently seized in Belgium, according to the Public Health, Food Chain Security and Environment SPF’s Animal Welfare Inspection department.

CANADIAN RISK ASSESSMENT FINDS GMO SALMON MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DISEASE

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SUMMARY: "A Canadian risk assessment has found genetically modified salmon is susceptible to disease than normal salmon, reports eNews Park Forest."

CALIFORNIA BAN ON GE SALMON EXPANDS PROTECTIONS, BUT OPENS A DANGEROUS LOOPHOLE

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SUMMARY: "Center for Food Safety (CFS) cautiously welcomes California law AB 504, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, which bans commercial production of genetically engineered (GE) salmon in all state waters. However, CFS also warns that the bill contains a dangerous loophole that must be closed."

Center for Food Safety (CFS) cautiously welcomes California law AB 504, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, which bans commercial production of genetically engineered (GE) salmon in all state waters. However, CFS also warns that the bill contains a dangerous loophole that must be closed.

USA: SENATORS WANT FRANKENFISH LABELED GENETICALLY ENGINEERED

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SUMMARY: "If genetically modified salmon gets a green light by the federal government, it will be labeled as such if U.S. Senators on both sides of the aisle have their way."

If genetically modified salmon gets a green light by the federal government, it will be labeled as such if U.S. Senators on both sides of the aisle have their way.

The Senate Appropriations Committee last week passed the bipartisan Murkowski-Begich amendment requiring that consumers be advised of what they are buying.

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