'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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  • Murkowski Waging Frankenfish Fight in Senate with New Bill
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski Friday announced she is introducing bipartisan legislation cracking down on the potential introduction of Genetically Engineered Salmon, or “Frankenfish.” Murkowski’s bill is being co-sponsored by Senators ...
    03/17/2015 - 4:08 am | View Link
  • Debate About GMO Salmon ‘Frankenfish’ Grows in Washington State
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    01/21/2014 - 3:29 am | View Link
  • ‘Frankenfish’ Record: Is Caleb Newton’s 17Lb, 6Oz Monster Catch In Virginia The Biggest Snakehead Ever Caught? [VIDEO]
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    08/8/2013 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • Huge 'Frankenfish' hooked in Virginia sets a world record
    A Virginia man who caught a fish known as "Frankenfish" has set a world record. Caleb Newton hooked the 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead in a creek in northern Virginia during a fishing tournament June 1. The "Frankenfish" gets its nickname because of ...
    08/6/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Predatory 'Frankenfish' that looks like a snake and can live out of water for days terrorises NY
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    04/30/2013 - 11:28 pm | View Link
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  • Frankenfish
    There is always something bloodthirsty lurking in the Louisiana Bayou. But there has never, ever, been anything like this. A pack of massive, genetically ...
    04/16/2015 - 11:07 am | View Website
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    04/16/2015 - 5:23 am | View Website
  • Frankenfish: Create Your Own Creature
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    04/15/2015 - 10:49 pm | View Website
  • Snakehead (fish)
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    04/15/2015 - 8:33 pm | View Website
  • Frankenfish
    Frankenfish is a 2004 monster movie dealing with genetically engineered fish in the bayou. The film was based on the snakehead fish incident in a Crofton, Maryland, pond.
    04/15/2015 - 11:36 am | View Website
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