Category Archives: GM / Transgenics

BIOSYNTHESIS of ketocarotenoids (e.g. canthaxanthin, astaxanthin) in plants is rare; UK researchers trial trout feeding with GM tomato ketocarotenoids

Continue reading BIOSYNTHESIS of ketocarotenoids (e.g. canthaxanthin, astaxanthin) in plants is rare; UK researchers trial trout feeding with GM tomato ketocarotenoids

SURVEY: Nearly half of US consumers avoid GMO foods, primarily concerned re. health impact; “What is the right amount of disclosure?”

Continue reading SURVEY: Nearly half of US consumers avoid GMO foods, primarily concerned re. health impact; “What is the right amount of disclosure?”

GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

Continue reading GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

Continue reading UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

Of “CHEAP new way to create GM foods” & “Regulatory stranglehold on gene editing would threaten sustainability of global food animal supply”…

Continue reading Of “CHEAP new way to create GM foods” & “Regulatory stranglehold on gene editing would threaten sustainability of global food animal supply”…

FDA approves first U.S. facility for commercial production of GM/GE AquAdvantage Salmon: 1200t p.a. capacity land-based contained facility near Albany, Indiana

Continue reading FDA approves first U.S. facility for commercial production of GM/GE AquAdvantage Salmon: 1200t p.a. capacity land-based contained facility near Albany, Indiana

NEW VLOG & GlobalG.A.P. non-genetically modified (non-GM) add-on for the aquaculture & livestock sector

Continue reading NEW VLOG & GlobalG.A.P. non-genetically modified (non-GM) add-on for the aquaculture & livestock sector

AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

Continue reading AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

THREE-years UK, French & Norwegian research will investigate “possible use of gene editing technology to increase resistance against ISA”

Continue reading THREE-years UK, French & Norwegian research will investigate “possible use of gene editing technology to increase resistance against ISA”

GM salmon: Celebrity chef Barton Seaver warns that ‘adding another layer of doubt to the seafood market could scare off consumers’

Continue reading GM salmon: Celebrity chef Barton Seaver warns that ‘adding another layer of doubt to the seafood market could scare off consumers’

OF sea lice, pesticides, antibiotic usage & ecological concerns… U.S. journalists being assisted (?) in their ‘understanding’ of farmed vs. wild salmon issues…

Continue reading OF sea lice, pesticides, antibiotic usage & ecological concerns… U.S. journalists being assisted (?) in their ‘understanding’ of farmed vs. wild salmon issues…

‘Salmon transparency index lauds Cermaq, Tassal for openness’ – Seafood Intelligence Transparency Benchmark findings in UnderCurrent News

Continue reading ‘Salmon transparency index lauds Cermaq, Tassal for openness’ – Seafood Intelligence Transparency Benchmark findings in UnderCurrent News

AquaBounty sold (unlabelled) its first ‘AquAdvantage’ GM Salmon (~5 tonnes of fresh fillets) in H1 2017 in Canada after 25 years in the pipeline

Continue reading AquaBounty sold (unlabelled) its first ‘AquAdvantage’ GM Salmon (~5 tonnes of fresh fillets) in H1 2017 in Canada after 25 years in the pipeline

FEEDS: U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) accepted by BAP as sustainable soy sourcing standard (along with RTRS & ProTerra)

Continue reading FEEDS: U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) accepted by BAP as sustainable soy sourcing standard (along with RTRS & ProTerra)

AQUABOUNTY acquires for $14m Bell Fish Company’s assets; NASDAQ-listed firm intends to produce first “eco-friendly” GM salmon to market by Q1 2019

Continue reading AQUABOUNTY acquires for $14m Bell Fish Company’s assets; NASDAQ-listed firm intends to produce first “eco-friendly” GM salmon to market by Q1 2019

GENETICALLY modified, or ‘mutated gene’ / altered & sterile salmon being considered by Norwegian Biotechnology Council; “Would you eat it?”…

 

Continue reading GENETICALLY modified, or ‘mutated gene’ / altered & sterile salmon being considered by Norwegian Biotechnology Council; “Would you eat it?”…

EU “inhospitable” to AquaBounty’s ‘AAS’ GM salmon; Conley et al. on ‘propaganda campaign to demonize GMOs’, GM salmon… and ‘Sustainability’

Continue reading EU “inhospitable” to AquaBounty’s ‘AAS’ GM salmon; Conley et al. on ‘propaganda campaign to demonize GMOs’, GM salmon… and ‘Sustainability’

SCRUTINY may now move to how critical global salmon feed ingredient astaxanthin is synthesised: “…not produced using genetic modification”?

Continue reading SCRUTINY may now move to how critical global salmon feed ingredient astaxanthin is synthesised: “…not produced using genetic modification”?