'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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    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
  • Whole Foods mixes up chicken, vegan salads
    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
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a weekCost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    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
  • Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demandBaby food shortage in Europe due to China demand
    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
  • Consumers to Costco: Don’t be the 'GMO Salmon Store' - Common Dreams
    ... even qualify for a 5 th grade science fair, but for some reason Costco wants to put these untested new frankenfish on their shelves.
    08/31/2015 - 1:30 pm | View Link
  • Consumers to Costco: Don’t be the “GMO salmon store” - Friends of the Earth
    ... for a 5 th grade science fair, but for some reason Costco wants to put these untested new frankenfish on their shelves.” ### Expert contact...
    08/31/2015 - 10:30 am | View Link
  • Consumer groups urge Costco to publicly reject GMO salmon - The Hill
    Consumer groups are pressuring retail giant Costco to publicly promise not to sell genetically modified salmon even if it’s approved by federal
    08/31/2015 - 6:02 am | View Link
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  • Outdoors: Frankenfish records grow to scary proportions
    We all know records are meant to be broken but the frequency of which big snakeheads are being caught on the Potomac River has reached near zen status, even if the latest monster to break into the Maryland record book wasn't taken on rod and reel.
    08/18/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Genetically Modified Salmon Coming to a Market Near You: GMO 'Frankenfish" May Debut
    AquAdvantage, the company behind genetically modified salmon, is getting closer to having its product on supermarket shelves, after applying to sell its fish in Canada, according to the Canadian Press. Like Us on Facebook AquAdvantage salmon is a product ...
    03/12/2014 - 5:26 am | View Link
  • This Engineered Salmon Could Double World Production: Should You Fear Frankenfish?
    AquaBounty Technologies, now owned by synthetic biology company Intrexon (NYSE: XON ) , has developed an engineered Atlantic salmon named AquAdvantage Salmon that matures twice as fast as conventional salmon. Aquaculture may not be on your investing radar ...
    01/5/2014 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • P.E.I. plant cleared for commercial production of GM fish , sparking ’frankenfish’ worries
    A U.S. company hoping to commercially produce genetically modified salmon eggs in Canada says it has cleared a major hurdle in its proposal to make the fish available for human consumption, a possibility that has critics worried about the prospect of ...
    11/25/2013 - 12:27 pm | 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 – 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.
    08/31/2015 - 6:15 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    08/30/2015 - 6:55 pm | View Website
  • Snakehead (fish)
    The snakeheads are members of the freshwater perciform fish family Channidae, native to parts of Africa and Asia. These elongated, predatory fish are distinguished by ...
    08/30/2015 - 12:07 pm | View Website
  • Northern Snakehead Fish
    Description of northern snakehead fish, distribution in New York, idenfying characteristics, contact information.
    08/30/2015 - 7:50 am | View Website
  • Center for Food Safety | Issues | GE Fish
    Genetically engineered fish pose irreparable risks to wild populations of fish and our marine environment. Each year, millions of farmed fish escape from open-water ...
    08/29/2015 - 11:54 am | View Website
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