Genetically Engineered Fish
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U.S. SENATE PASSES AMENDMENT IN FAVOR OF MANDATORY LABELING OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FISH

Genetically Engineered Fish

SUMMARY: "The Center for Food Safety applauds the passage of an amendment offered by Senator Mark Begich (D-Alaska) to the Senate budget resolution in favor of labeling genetically engineered fish. The amendment, passed by voice vote, modifies the budget resolution to establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the labeling of GE fish. “Passage of the Begich amendment serves as a clear statement that the Senate supports the labeling of genetically engineered fish,” said Colin O’Neil, Director of Government Affairs for the Center for Food Safety. "

ALASKA’S SENATORS ASK FOR CLEAR LABELING FOR FRANKENFISH AS THE SALMON CONTINUES TOWARDS APPROVAL

Genetically Engineered Fish

SUMMARY: "An amendment to the continuing Resolution being debated in the Senate was filed yesterday by Alaska’s senators, Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich. The amendment called for clear and unquestionable labeling being placed on salmon products that have been genetically modified. This is the latest obstacle placed in the path of Aquabounty as that company moves to place their GM salmon on storeshelves for human consumption.

GM SALMON’S GLOBAL HQ – 1,500M HIGH IN THE PANAMANIAN RAINFOREST

Genetically Engineered Fish

SUMMARY: "It is hard to think of a more unlikely setting for genetic experimentation or for raising salmon: a rundown shed at a secretive location in the Panamanian rainforest miles inland and 1,500m above sea level. But the facility, which is owned by an American company AquaBounty Technologies, stands on the verge of delivering the first genetically modified food animal – a fast-growing salmon – to supermarkets and dinner tables.

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON OPPOSED BY CITY, MURRAY, CANTWELL, AND SWINOMISH INDIAN TRIBAL COMMUNITY

Genetically Engineered Fish

SUMMARY: "Earth Day, April 22, was a good day for a unanimous Mayor and Council to join Senators Cantwell and Murray and the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community in opposing a proposal before the Food and Drug Administration that would approve the commercial production of genetically engineered salmon that have had genes from other species inserted into their DNA to make them grow faster.

ISLANDERS SAY NO TO GM SALMON

Genetically Engineered Fish

SUMMARY: "Islanders Say No to GM Salmon is calling on Premier Ghiz to ban the production of genetically modified Atlantic salmon eggs in PEI. As the United States edges closer to approving human consumption of GM salmon in the next months, increased attention is now focused on Canada, and in particular PEI, as the only source of GM salmon eggs on the planet. The experimental lab-created Atlantic salmon eggs have been produced by AquaBounty, an American company, at a remote facility in Bay Fortune, PEI for more than a decade while it tries to convince the U.S.

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