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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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
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
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
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