Tag: Salmon

Major Grocery Retailers Across North America Reject Genetically Engineered Fish

BIG NEWS – despite biotech & the FDA pushing their unlabeled franken-creatures onto dinner plates, major chains have listened to the public and are rejecting sales! WASHINGTON, D.C., HALIFAX. November 17, 2017 – As the world’s first sale of genetically engineered fish is underway in Canada, the top food retailers across Canada and the U.S. have made public statements that they…

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Unlabelled Genetically Modified Salmon Discovered Sold Into Quebec, Canada

Montreal: Investigations by the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, Ecology Action Centre and the Quebec network Vigilance OGM reveal that the world’s first sale of genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) salmon could have gone exclusively into the Quebec market. “Quebeckers could have unknowingly eaten the GM salmon anywhere in restaurants, or through food service at…

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Canadians Are Unknowingly Eating GM Salmon

Ottawa – August 7, 2017 – AquaBounty revealed on August 4, in its quarterly financial results, that it has sold approximately five tonnes of genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) Atlantic salmon fillets in Canada.(1) This is the world’s first sale of GM fish for human consumption and has occurred without GM product labelling for Canadian consumers….

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Canada Rules GM Salmon Needs Testing Before Commercial Production Rollo Bay, PEI Site

  Canada’s federal government says GM salmon needs scientific assessment before commercial production at Rollo Bay, PEI Despite reports that no federal assessment is necessary before growing genetically modified (GM) Atlantic salmon at Rollo Bay in PEI, the government has confirmed that the company AquaBounty does not yet have federal approval to commercially produce GM…

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Data Reveals Farmed Salmon To Be One Of The Most Toxic Foods In The World

By Amelia Kinney Aquaculture is often celebrated as a sustainable solution to overfishing, but in reality, farmed salmon may be one of the most toxic foods in the world. As a result of overcrowding, disease, pollution and low-quality fishmeal, the resulting salmon meat is often contaminated and can lack the valuable nutrients of wild-caught salmon….

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PEI Approval of Rollo Bay Facility Puts Wild Salmon at Risk, Groups Say

By Canadian Biotechnology Action Network Charlottetown, June 27, 2017: Today, local and national environmental groups expressed profound concern over a decision by the Government of Prince Edward Island to approve construction of the world’s first factory to grow genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) fish. “GM salmon poses a major risk to wild salmon,…

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