Do WEe Need GM Salmon

<A HREF=”dailystirrer-august2010.shtml#gen-mod-salmon”>Do We Need GM Salmon</A><BR>
US authorities today began the process to approve the first GM animal for human consumption.<br>

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a 60-day period of consultation and public meetings over whether to permit a GM strain of salmon to be eaten by humans, even though it has been called a “frankenfish” by critics. The approval process could take less than a year, and if it gets the green light the fish could be on the market in 18 months.

Environmentalists and scientists see the decision as marking a threshold. If it is approved it is likely to open the door to a large range of …

Read all Do We Need GM Salmon byb John de Roe at The Daily Stirrer

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