FDA flooded by public comments about ‘frankenfish’

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Nearly 30,000 comments have poured into the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about Canadian genetically modified salmon since the agency announced that preliminary assessments had found the altered fish pose no significant environmental impact.

The response has been so strong in the past two months that the FDA was asked to extend the public comment period, and it issued a statement Wednesday to say comments will remain open an additional 60 days, until April 26.

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