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Podcast: GM salmon coming soon? Food ingredients you can’t pronounce are safe; Monsanto patent lawsuit myths

Cameron English, Kevin Folta | 
Monsanto never sued farmers because their fields were accidentally contaminated with the company's GM seed. AquaBounty's genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon ...
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AquaBounty ‘on track’ to sell GM salmon by year’s end, despite court ruling calling for more environmental impact data

Megan Poinsky | 
The FDA should have given more consideration to the risks genetically modified AquAdvantage salmon posed to wild populations before approving ...
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Judge orders FDA to assess potential impact of escaped GM AquAdvantage salmon on wild fish

Steve Davies | 
The Food and Drug Administration must evaluate the risks posed if genetically engineered salmon escape into the wild, a federal ...
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CRISPR could help protect Atlantic salmon from sea lice, reducing need for harsh chemical treatments

Robert Outram | 
Researchers at Norwegian institute Nofima are investigating whether gene editing could provide an answer to the problem of sea lice ...
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Viewpoint: Fast-growing GMO salmon poised to hit US stores in 2020, but why did it take 30 years?

Lluís Montoliu | 
In a few months, the first transgenic (GMO) salmon will be sold in the US, produced in an AquaBounty farms ...
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Viewpoint: How the ‘green lobby’ has partnered with the fishing industry to keep sustainable GMO salmon off our plates for 25 years

Mitch Daniels | 
What should one make of the following set of facts? A federal government, urged on by self-designated advocates for the ...
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AquaBounty aims to win over consumers before its GMO salmon hits US markets in 2020

Amy Nordrum | 
Only in the past five years has it become possible to raise thousands of healthy fish so far from the ...
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Alaska Senator Murkowski challenges Trump FDA Commissioner nominee over agency’s approval of fast-growing GMO AquAdvantage salmon

Alex Ruoff | 
President Donald Trump’s selection to be the next head of the FDA faces a barrage of questions this week about ...
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AquaBounty seeks overseas expansion, anticipating global demand for GMO AquAdvantage salmon

Chris Chase | 
For more than two decades, AquaBounty has been developing its genetically modified AquAdvantage salmon, which the company plans to grow ...
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How market forces, self-regulation and GMO crops are making fish farming more sustainable

Dave Little, Richard Newton | 
More sustainable aquaculture and better-managed fisheries are increasingly actionable for consumers ...
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Lab-grown sushi could help meet booming seafood demand, cut overfishing

Josh Petri, Lydia Mulvany | 
Salmon has become the guinea pig of the seas when it comes to using technology to supplement falling fish populations ...
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GMO salmon production begins as first batch of bioengineered eggs arrive at new US facility despite activist opposition

Tony Briscoe | 
On a winding road on the outskirts of a small Rust Belt town in eastern Indiana, a fish hatchery is ...
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GMO AquAdvantage salmon labeling questions resurface

Jason Huffman | 
AquaBounty Technologies, creator of the first-ever salmon genetically engineered for commercial production, doesn’t have to notify Canadian buyers that its ...
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Viewpoint: Outgoing FDA chief Scott Gottlieb scored some wins, but dropped the ball on food labeling, gene-edited plants and animals

Val Giddings | 
Gottlieb’s policy proposals for FDA oversight of gene-edited plants and animals were as inexplicable as they were inconsistent with longstanding U.S. policy ...
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Video: The case for growing (and eating) sustainable GMO AquAdvantage salmon

Nick Saik | 
Recently, a company called AquaBounty earned U.S. approval to begin selling their genetically engineered salmon in grocery stores. The salmon ...
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Podcast: AquaBounty to begin raising GMO AquAdvantage salmon in US as soon as April 2019

Amie Simpson, Sylvia Wulf | 
A land-based fish farm in East Central Indiana will begin raising AquAdvantage Salmon, genetically engineered Atlantic salmon, as soon as ...
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5 things to know about genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon coming soon to US grocery stores

Alison Van Eenennaam | 
Animal genomics expert Alison Van Eenennaam explains the significance of the FDA’s move ...
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US Senator Todd Young eager to sample just-approved sustainable AquaBounty GMO fish

Seth Slabaugh | 
After touring a land-based fish farm that is preparing to raise genetically engineered salmon, U.S. Senator Todd Young is ready ...
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Greenlighting of AquAdvantage salmon could ‘pave the way’ to disease resistant pigs and other GMO animals

Emily Moon | 
[In March 2019], the Food and Drug Administration cleared the last hurdle for the genetically engineered "AquaAdvantage" salmon—the first (and ...
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FDA lifts 2016 import ban on GMO AquAdvantage salmon, confirms fish safe to eat

Jacqui Fatka | 
The Food & Drug Administration announced [March 8] that it will be deactivating a 2016 import alert that prevented genetically ...
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From a sustainability perspective, GMO AquaBounty salmon should be a ‘dream come true’. Why do environmentalists oppose it?

Andrew Porterfield | 
The flip-flop by Food and Water Watch and other advocacy groups rests not on environmental or science-based concerns but on ...
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Canada, US embrace AquAdvantage GMO salmon, Brazil and China may be next

Christine Blank | 
Genetically modified salmon firm AquaBounty has found “very enthusiastic” buyers in Canada, according to president and CEO Ronald Stotish. The ...
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Exploring GMO canola as a cheap source of omega-3 fatty acid for farmed salmon

Matt Craze | 
Something is amiss in the huge barley fields of Montana. Mini-planters punctuate a tiny canola patch an hours’ drive from ...
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Fish feed enhanced with omega-3 oil? UK scientists developing more nutritious food for farmed salmon

Pallab Ghosh | 
Researchers .... are giving farmed salmon feed made from genetically modified crops. The aim of the scientific trial is to ...
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Genetically engineered AquaBounty salmon ready for US market, but caught in Congressional ‘sausage grinder’

Andrew Porterfield | 
“Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made.” The true version of ...
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Making sense of the patchwork US regulatory system for genetically engineered crops and animals

Marc Brazeau | 
The faster-growing genetically engineered AquaAdvantage Salmon took 20 years of regulatory scrutiny to gain approval, while the non-browning gene-silenced Arctic ...
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Viewpoint: How politics pollutes the FDA’s genetically modified animal regulations and stifles innovation

Henry Miller, John Cohrssen | 
AquaBounty's fast-growing salmon and Oxitec's disease-fighting mosquitos are two examples of why genetically modified animals should be regulated by the ...
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