'frankenfish' May Never Make It To Your Plate


Salmon that's genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes the fish can stay afloat.

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    10/31/2014 - 9:35 am | View Link
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    10/29/2014 - 8:49 am | View Link
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  • Begich understands issues in Bristol Bay
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    10/31/2014 - 5:52 pm | View Link
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    10/28/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. removes rambling videos from YouTube
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    10/21/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Link
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  • New incentives to catch a 'Frankenfish' in Maryland
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    07/24/2014 - 3:58 am | View Link
  • Genetically Modified Salmon Coming to a Market Near You: GMO 'Frankenfish" May Debut
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    03/12/2014 - 5:26 am | View Link
  • This Engineered Salmon Could Double World Production: Should You Fear Frankenfish?
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    01/5/2014 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • 'Frankenfish' coming to a supermarket near you as campaigners warn against GM salmon
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    10/20/2013 - 2:38 am | View Link
  • Frankenfish Catch Sets World Record in Virginia
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    08/8/2013 - 8:41 am | View Link
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  • Frankenfish (TV Movie 2004)
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    11/21/2014 - 7:12 pm | View Website
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    11/21/2014 - 2:47 pm | View Website
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    11/21/2014 - 7:02 am | View Website
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