Center for Genetics in Society excuses White House politicization of FDA, blasts GM salmon

Eyed salmon eggs

CGS’ Biopolitical Times offers its take on the FDA’s approval of the first transgenic animal developed for human consumption. It accuses the FDA of indulging in a “political” review, criticizes it for following an established scientific evaluation process, raises safety and environmental issues rejected by the FDA, whose scientific conclusions were unanimously endorsed by an independent scientific review panel, and attacks the Genetic Literacy Project for reporting that the White House illegally and unethically intervened in a scientific approval process whose integrity is supposed to be guaranteed by the President’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.

View the original article here: Tell the FDA: No Genetically Modified Salmon

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