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FDA Approves GMO Salmon for U.S. Distribution
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March 14, 2019
The AquaBounty GMO salmon finally has FDA approval to sell and distribute in the U.S.
Genetically Modified Salmon Banned from Import... For Now
February 3, 2016
The FDA has placed an import ban on genetically modified salmon pending of labeling standards, as per a directive in…
Congress to Enforce GMO Salmon Labeling in 2016
December 21, 2015
The Congress has passed the federal omnibus spending bill including a portion related to mandatory labeling of the newly released…
fish
March 6, 2014
Genetically engineered salmon is moving closer to deregulation. Kroger and Safeway join the list of retailers refusing to sell it.
aquaculture
February 12, 2014
Fish farms will supply two-thirds of all edible fish by 2030, but the impact on the environment and human health…
April 30, 2013
The s FDA deadline on the pending approval of genetically modified salmon saw nearly 1.5 million comments oppose the approval.
March 21, 2013
Major U.S. grocery retailers including Trader Joe's and Whole Foods have pledged not to sell Aqua Bounty's genetically modified salmon.
December 26, 2012
The FDA has announced its opinion in favor of AquAdvantage GMO salmon, despite the consumer concern and company's financial issues.
December 7, 2012
Aquabounty AquAdvantage salmon—which would be the nation's first GMO animal allowed into the food system if approved by the FDA—may…
May 30, 2012
Although it has been 15 years since AquaBounty Technologies began the approval application process for its genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon,…