September 10th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Genetically modified glow-in-the-dark Electric Green Tetra fish pose a risk to non-GMO native species and have raised concerns with environmental advocacy groups, reports the Washington Post.
Read More:One Fish, Two Fish, Glow in the Dark Genetically Modified Pet Fish?
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
May 6th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Earlier this week, California’s Assembly Health Committee approved a bill requiring all genetically modified fish sold in the state of California to be blatantly labeled as such. The decision comes as a result of the FDA’s review of genetically modified salmon, which would be the first-ever GM animal flesh deregulated and commercially sold for human consumption.
Read More:Bill to Require Labeling on all Genetically Modified Fish Sold in California