Tag: FDA

Begich Chairs Hearing on Genetically Engineered Salmon

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Alaska Senator Mark Begich yesterday got to use the power of his Commerce subcommittee chairmanship to aim some barbs at genetically engineered salmon. Begich and Senator Lisa Murkowski have introduced a bill that would ban interstate commerce of what they're calling "frankenfish."

House Votes to Bar FDA Approval of ‘Frankenfish’

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The U.S. House has voted to bar the Food and Drug Administration from approving genetically modified salmon for human consumption. Alaska Representative Don Young sponsored the amendment, which passed by voice vote Wednesday night and is part of a farm spending bill.

Alaska News Nightly: June 16, 2011

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House Votes to Bar FDA Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon

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The U.S. House has voted to bar the Food and Drug Administration from approving genetically modified salmon for human consumption.