Salmon Breeding: Genetically Modified Salmon Can Breed With Wild Species, Study Finds

by jeeg 20. July 2011 01:42
Transgenic salmon may not be as interested in the opposite sex as their wild, robust counterparts – but they do have enough sex drive to alter natural populations. That’s the conclusion of a team of Canadian scientists who observed the breeding behavior of laboratory-reared, genet... [More]

FDA Debates GM Salmon Labelling

by jeeg 23. September 2010 20:36
US experts Tuesday held a second day of hearings into whether to allow genetically modified salmon to become the first so-called "Frankenfood" animal to be served up on American dinner tables. The meeting, which tackled the thorny issue of labelling, came after a 14-member committee of indepe... [More]

FDA Appears to Favor Engineered Salmon

by jeeg 22. September 2010 00:51
Members of a federal advisory committee on Monday seemed to conclude that genetically engineered super-salmon would be safe to eat and for the environment, but they also found gaps in the studies used to support that conclusion. The committee met here to advise the Food and Drug Administration o... [More]

GM Salmon: FDA Hears Arguments To Decide Approval Of 'Frankenfish'

by jeeg 21. September 2010 02:37
Tinker with the genetics of salmon and maybe you create a revolutionary new food source that could help the environment and feed the hungry. Or maybe you're creating what some say is an untested "frankenfish" that could cause unknown allergic reactions and the eventual decimation of... [More]
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