Genetic Salmon Approved by the FDA

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

including Justice filed a petition in May of 2011 criticizing the introduction of GE into the . The petition can be accessed here.

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

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

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Earth Justice

 

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