31 Mar '16, 3pm

Lawsuit Challenges FDA's Approval of Genetically Engineered #Salmon

For Immediate Release, March 31, 2016 Contacts: George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney, Center for Food Safety, (571) 527-8618, [email protected] Brettny Hardy, Earthjustice, (415) 217-2142, [email protected] Dune Lankard, Center for Biological Diversity, (907) 952-5265, [email protected] Lawsuit Challenges FDA's Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon Coalition of Fishing, Consumer, Environmental Groups Say First-ever Approval of Laboratory-created Food Animal Violated Laws, Ignored Risks to Wild Salmon, Fishing Communities SAN FRANCISCO— A broad coalition of environmental, consumer and commercial and recreational fishing organizations today sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approving the first-ever genetically engineered food animal, an Atlantic salmon engineered to grow quickly. The man-made salmon was created by AquaBounty ...

Full article: http://biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2016/g...

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