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Genetically Modified Salmon Coming To A Store Near You

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor It is a truly blasphemous concept to a pescetarian–genetically modified, farm raised salmon. But, the United States Food and Drug Administration voted Thursday to allow for the marketing, and just as worrisome, the exemption from food labeling as such, of genetically altered fish that reportedly grows twice as fast as […]


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Many upset over FDA approval of GMO salmon without labels

HARTFORD–Many Americans, including a Connecticut senator, are not happy about the FDA’s recent approval of the sale of genetically modified salmon without a label. It’s the first GMO from an animal to be sold in America. 23 more words

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Guess which food has highest Vitamin C?

If you would have asked me this question few years ago I would jumped to answer Citrus fruits! It definitely has lots of Vitamin C but do not top the list! 30 more words

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Simpson Admissions Plans to “Keep it Fall, Y’all” at Simpson Year-Round

Squirrels, Pumpkin-Spice, academic perfection (of course), and everything nice is known as the formula for our very own Simpson College.

It’s true, people from all over the state marvel at Simpson’s beautiful fall foliage. 270 more words

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FDA Denies GMO Labeling Petition

The FDA has rejected a citizen’s petition calling for mandatory labeling of foods from genetically engineered crops, arguing that labels are not warranted unless there is a material difference in the safety or nutritional profile of the foods in question. 8 more words

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30 Days Challenge to Healthy Living

I am now in the fourth week of my 30 day challenge. I love it so far. I am down 6 pounds in the first three weeks. 869 more words


Salmon approval heralds rethink of transgenic animals

Long-awaited decision by US government authorizes the first genetically engineered animal to be sold as food.

A breed of fast-growing Atlantic salmon rocketed to celebrity status on 19 November when it became the first genetically engineered animal to be approved for human consumption in the United States. 87 more words

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