'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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  • UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create JobsUN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs
    The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
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    Whole Foods Market Inc. said Thursday that labels on a chicken salad and those on a vegan version of the salad were reversed at some of its cold food bars in the Northeast. More
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    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
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    Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
  • Coelacanth DNA May Tell How Fish Learned to WalkCoelacanth DNA May Tell How Fish Learned to Walk
    In the hope of reconstructing a pivotal step in evolution — the colonization of land by fish that learned to walk and breathe air — researchers have decoded the genome of the coelacanth, a prehistoric-looking fish whose form closely resembles those seen in the fossils of 400 million years ago. More
  • Opinion: Begich understands issues in Bristol Bay - Bristol Bay Times
    Begich has used his chairmanship on the Oceans Subcommittee to lead the fight against Frankenfish, both by requiring labeling and introducing...
    10/31/2014 - 9:35 am | View Link
  • Letter: Frankenfish - Juneau Empire
    Begich, working in tandem with Lisa Murkowski and Don Young, has worked tooth and nail to stop the Frankenfish.
    10/29/2014 - 8:49 am | View Link
  • Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair - Juneau Empire
    Frankenfish is a term used to described genetically modified farmed Atlantic salmon.
    10/28/2014 - 4:48 am | View Link
  • State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. removes rambling videos from YouTube - Baltimore Sun
    West Virginia Man Brings A Texas Favorite To His Home State With ... - Franchise Update
    10/22/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
  • State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. posts dozens of rambling videos; ... - Baltimore Sun
    In a wide-ranging telephone interview, Conaway brought up Moses, Egyptian Obelisks, the "Frankenfish," the Fibonacci sequence and "faces on...
    10/21/2014 - 8:48 am | View Link
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  • Begich understands issues in Bristol Bay
    As Election Day rapidly approaches, I want to make sure Bristol Bay voters understand why we must re-elect Sen. Mark Begich.
    10/31/2014 - 5:52 pm | View Link
  • Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair
    Monday's Juneau Votes candidate forum was a one-sided affair for all races except one. Incumbents Sen. Dennis Egan (D-Juneau), Reps.
    10/28/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. removes rambling videos from YouTube
    Update: On Wednesday, Conaway said he had removed the videos from YouTube. He said he did so over concerns about his various planned businesses being public.
    10/21/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Link
  • State Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. posts dozens of rambling videos; says he does not believe in evolution
    Ancient Egyptian carvings. The Book of Revelations. Canned chicken.
    10/21/2014 - 9:17 pm | View Link
  • Gov. Brown signs law banning 'frankenfish'
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by Assembly member Wesley Chesbro that protects California's native salmon and steelhead by banning the commercial production of genetically altered, or "transgenic," non-native salmon.
    10/9/2014 - 11:31 pm | View Link
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  • Letter: Frankenfish
    Accountability in government begins with representatives who are willing to listen, and who have life experiences that enable them to relate to what they hear. That’s one reason I am voting to return Mark Begich to the U.S. Senate. As someone who has ...
    10/29/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • Governor signs Chesbro bill to protect fisheries from ‘frankenfish’
    “As chair of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture since 2010, every year I have authored an ‘omnibus’ bill to protect California fisheries and enhance commercial and sport fishing in the state,” Assemblymember Wesley ...
    09/30/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • New incentives to catch a 'Frankenfish' in Maryland
    WASHINGTON -- There's a new incentive to go out and catch a nasty-looking fish nicknamed the "Frankenfish" in Maryland. For years, Maryland has documented record-size catches of dozens of different sport fish caught in its waters. Now, the state has ...
    07/24/2014 - 2:58 am | View Link
  • This Engineered Salmon Could Double World Production: Should You Fear Frankenfish?
    Genetically modified Atlantic salmon, trout, tilapia, and shrimp will soon be coming to a dinner plate near you. Photo: Hans-Petter Fjeld, Creative Commons. If you thought the seafood section of your local grocery store offered a refuge from genetic ...
    01/5/2014 - 6:51 am | View Link
  • 'Frankenfish' coming to a supermarket near you as campaigners warn against GM salmon
    American supermarkets are being pressured to refuse to stock genetically modified salmon, which is poised to become the first GM animal ever approved for human consumption in the coming weeks. A so-called "super salmon", which has been under development in ...
    10/20/2013 - 2:38 am | View Link
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  • Frankenfish (TV Movie 2004)
    Directed by Mark A.Z. Dippé. With Tory Kittles, K.D. Aubert, China Chow, Matthew Rauch. When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in ...
    10/31/2014 - 4:23 am | View Website
  • Frankenfish – Genetically engineered,invasive species ...
    Frankenfish is about fish which are not native to the waters in which they live. Frankenfish include genetically engineered fish, invasive species and fish mutations.
    10/30/2014 - 8:06 am | View Website
  • Northern Snakehead-Invasive frankenfish Species | frankenfish
    Northern Snakehead frankenfish is a type of invasive species of frankenfish which is spreading through out North America.Northern Snakehead is a top predator.
    10/30/2014 - 3:42 am | 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.
    10/30/2014 - 1:04 am | View Website
  • Frankenfish (2004) (TV)
    Directed by Mark A.Z. Dippé. With Tory Kittles, K.D. Aubert, China Chow. Visit IMDb for Photos, Showtimes, Cast, Crew, Reviews, Plot Summary, Comments, Discussions ...
    10/29/2014 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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