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?
July 5th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
A new report details plans by the genetically modified soybean industry to expand its livestock feeding of GMO soybeans to the massive amounts of aquaculture fish raised in open ocean pens located in federal waters. While soy is already being fed to some farmed fish, if this happens to the scale the industry hopes, it could mean devastating consequences for the world’s oceans and consumer health, reports Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Europe, the organizations behind the report.
Read More:Sea Soy Monsters: GMO Industry Taking Over Farmed Fish Feed, Cites New Report
November 11th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
New testing methods are being implemented for fish raised on farms that have a greater chance of becoming contaminated with pesticides due to the unnatural plant-based diet now becoming a replacement for oceanic food sources, according to an article in Science Daily.
Read More:GMO Food Leaves Toxic Pesticides in Farmed Fish