Category Archives: AquaBounty

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

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

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FIRST Nations in favour of GE Salmon labelling: ‘Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest’ film premieres

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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

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

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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…

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

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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

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

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ENVIRONMENTAL groups head to court to try to overturn Canada’s approval of GM salmon; “failed to apply science-based, precautionary measures…”

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TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

Continue reading TRANSGENIC GM salmon company initiated field trials in Brazil & Argentina; Acquires new facilities in PEI, Canada “to help scale production capacity”

GM salmon: Quinault Indian Nation joins 11 others in lawsuit against FDA: “FDA violating its mandate and purpose

Continue reading GM salmon: Quinault Indian Nation joins 11 others in lawsuit against FDA: “FDA violating its mandate and purpose

GM salmon: “AquaBounty estimates that it spent $80 million to bring its product to market”; Lawsuit likely to determine AquaBounty’s survival”

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“GENETICALLY engineered salmon pose a serious threat” to Alaska fishermen’s livelihoods & to “the health and well-being of Americans” – Sen. Murkowski

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“We look forward to bringing our nutritious [GM] salmon to consumers to enjoy in an environmentally responsible manner without damaging and exploiting the oceans” – AquaBounty

Continue reading “We look forward to bringing our nutritious [GM] salmon to consumers to enjoy in an environmentally responsible manner without damaging and exploiting the oceans” – AquaBounty

“We do not farm or sell GM farmed salmon” – CAIA Position Statement; Omits to state, however, that AquaBounty is de facto Canadian salmon farmer…

Continue reading “We do not farm or sell GM farmed salmon” – CAIA Position Statement; Omits to state, however, that AquaBounty is de facto Canadian salmon farmer…

COALITION of Canadian NGOs call “at the very least” for “mandatory labelling of all GM foods so consumers can choose”

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CANADA follows U.S. suite & approves sale of genetically-modified AquAdvantage Salmon in Canada; “World’s Most Sustainable Salmon” [?]…

Continue reading CANADA follows U.S. suite & approves sale of genetically-modified AquAdvantage Salmon in Canada; “World’s Most Sustainable Salmon” [?]…

COALITION of U.S. fishing, consumer, environmental groupsfiles lawsuit challenging FDA’s approval of genetically engineered salmon

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