Genetic Salmon Approved by the FDA

cut-69466_640The (FDA) released a draft approving the use of genetically engineered salmon and that it allegedly posed no to the environment.

Conservative groups including filed a in May of 2011 criticizing the introduction of GE Salmon into the . The can be accessed here.

The GE salmon is the first genetically engineered intended for and has been genetically engineered to grow twice as fast as normal salmon.

“FDA’s narrow analysis fails to seriously consider the risks these genetically engineered could pose to our ,” said Earthjustice attorney Khushi .  “If these mix with , the ecological harm could be devastating.”


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