Fish & Fisheries

Activists Fight FDA OK Of Aquabounty’S Genetically Engineered Salmon

Tens of thousands of fishermen and activists have written the Food and Drug Administration, which is considering approving genetically engineered salmon as food. They worry the giant fish could escape into the wild and interbreed with natural salmon.

Source: McClatchy, 03/06/2013

"One-Third of Seafood Mislabeled, Study Finds"

"If you order tuna at a D.C. restaurant, chances are half the time you’ll be getting another, less expensive fish in its place. But those odds are better than if you had wanted snapper. Testers nationwide found that 87 percent of the time, restaurants and grocery stores were selling something else under that label."

Source: Wash Post, 02/22/2013


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