Alaska’s GM salmon protest comes to Prince Edward Island

The following is an excerpt.

A member of Alaska’s state government is meeting with P.E.I. politicians Thursday to share concerns over genetically-modified salmon.

Representative Geran Tarr doesn’t want the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve AquaBounty’s fast-growing salmon. AquaBounty’s GM fish grow at twice the rate of regular salmon. One of the company’s facilities is in Bay Fortune, P.E.I.

Tarr launched a resolution last month in Alaska calling on the FDA to require more research before approval, or at least require AquaBounty salmon be labelled GMO. That motion was supported unanimously in both the house of representatives and the senate.

Read the full article here: Alaska’s GM salmon protest comes to P.E.I.

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