US environmentalists sue to overturn approval of GMO salmon
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U.S. health regulators are facing a lawsuit from a coalition of environmental organizations seeking to overturn the government’s landmark approval of a type of genetically engineered salmon to be farmed for human consumption. The Center for Food Safety, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth and other groups allege in the lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) failed to consider all of the environmental risks of the fish when the agency approved it in November.
US environmentalists sue to overturn approval of GMO salmon. (2016, April 4). The Philippine Star, p. 19.
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Governments; Salmon fisheries; Salmon culture; Human food; Fish; DNA; Utilization; Marketing; Environmental assessment; Evaluation; Legal aspects; Forest industry; Genetically modified organisms; Center for Food Safety; Food and Water Watch; Friends of the Earth; Food and Drug Administration (FDA); Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies; AquaBounty; General Mills Inc; Kroger Co; Target Corp; Stotish, Ron
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