March 21st, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
As the FDA gets closer to make its final decision on the approval of a genetically modified salmon—which would be the first bio-engineered animal allowed in the food supply—major U.S. retailers have pledged not to sell the fish, reports the New York Times.
Read More:Approval Likely on GMO Salmon, Major Retailers Pledge to Ban It
October 18th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Target, the nation’s second largest retailer, has recently announced plans to begin selling only sustainable and traceably sourced fish by 2015 in all of its 1,762 stores in a partnership with the nonprofit marine conservation group FishWise designed to help the retailer achieve its sustainability goals.
Read More:Target Sets Sustainable Fish Goals for All Stores by 2015
October 17th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
The country’s first genetically engineered animal product could soon be approved forsale and distribution without any labeling requirements as the FDA has completed its evaluation on the environmental impact of AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage salmon and deemed it safe for human consumption.
Read More:GMO AquAdvantage Salmon One Step Closer to Deregulation