Genetically Engineered Fish
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CANADA: GM SALMON COURT CASE PROMPTS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF WAIVER FOR TOXICITY INFORMATION

Genetically Engineered Fish

SUMMARY: "The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and Living Oceans Society (LOS) spoke out today against the cloud of secrecy obscuring federal government approvals of genetically modified (GM) organisms in Canada – including what may be the world’s first GM food animal to hit supermarket shelves: AquAdvantage™ salmon, according to a press release sent to Vancouver Observer from Living Oceans."

USA: SUPERMARKET CHAINS SAY WILL STICK TO THEIR BAN ON GM SALMON

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SUMMARY: "Kroger and Safeway, the largest retail grocery companies in the U.S., are the latest to vow not to sell genetically modified salmon, according to an announcement by Friends of the Earth."

Kroger and Safeway, the largest retail grocery companies in the U.S., are the latest to vow not to sell genetically modified salmon, according to an announcement by Friends of the Earth.

CANADA: OTTAWA FACES LAWSUIT OVER GM SALMON APPROVAL

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SUMMARY: "Approval of commercial production of AquaBounty's genetically-modified salmon has led environmental groups to take Ottawa to court. Environment Canada has not followed its own criteria while approving commercial production for AquaBounty, said Halifax's Ecology Action Centre and B.C.'s Living Oceans Society. "

USA: FDA TO ANNOUNCE DECISION ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED SALMON

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SUMMARY: "Alaska’s Congressional delegation is bracing for an FDA decision on genetically modified salmon and Sen. Mark Begich has asked the head of the agency not to exploit the holiday season to release what’s expected to be an unpopular report."

Alaska’s Congressional delegation is bracing for an FDA decision on genetically modified salmon and Sen. Mark Begich has asked the head of the agency not to exploit the holiday season to release what’s expected to be an unpopular report.

GE SALMON: MISSING PERMITS RAISE STAKES FOR ESCAPE

Genetically Engineered Fish

SUMMARY: "AquaBounty’s experimental production facility of genetically engineered (GE) salmon in Panama is missing multiple legally required permits and inspections, including a wastewater discharge permit, according to an administrative claim filed today in Panama by the environmental group Centro de Incidencia Ambiental de Panama (CIAM)."

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