The government of Panama has revealed that, in July of this year, it levied a fine on AquaBounty Technologies, the Massachusetts-based company seeking government approval to bring the first genetically modified salmon to market in the U.S. AquaBounty apparently did not have the necessary water use and water discharge permits necessary for running its operations…

Target Corporation has signed on to a pledge to not sell genetically engineered salmon in its department stores nationwide, joining nearly 60 other grocery chains such as Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and Aldi, as part of the Campaign for GE-Free Seafood led by environmental organization Friends of the Earth. Three other regional retailers threw in…

A collection of supermarket chains pledged on Wednesday not to sell a breed of salmon slated to become the first genetically engineered (GE) animal to reach store shelves. The companies, including Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Aldi, together comprise more than 2,000 retail store locations – a little more than 5 percent of the total…

Consumer groups formally petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Tuesday to switch gears and evaluate genetically engineered (GE) salmon as a food additive, not a veterinary drug, as the agency has been for several years.

Though the political fight over GE salmon has primarily focused on the potential environmental impact of the technology–a fight …

Tomorrow (Thursday, Dec. 15) at 10:30 a.m. the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard is holding a hearing to examine potential environmental risks of genetically engineered (GE) fish. 

The hearing will examine questions about environmental safety issues surrounding genetically engineered fish, focusing on possible risks to wild fish stocks, fisheries and aquatic …

From both sides of the aisle, Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) are again taking aim at the genetically engineered salmon, which now may be closer than ever to federal approval.

The Alaska senators introduced two amendments they hope to add to the 2012 agriculture appropriations bill being considered on the floor this …

If you think you have the best idea since Jesus Christ used only five loaves and two fishes to feed the multitude, chances are you are going to fight for it.

After taking shots from politicians from so-called Salmon states, AquaBounty Technologies in recent days has begun a counteroffensive for its genetically tweaked Atlantic salmon.…

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration not to dismiss congressional opposition to the approval of genetically engineered (GE) salmon.

House and Senate lawmakers each sent separate letters to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg Friday urging the agency to not approve the fast-growing GE fish, primarily over economic and environmental …

Washington, DC-based Food & Water Watch is praising Congress for “uniting” against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s expected approval of genetically-engineered (GE) salmon.

The groups executive director, Wenonah Hauter announced Thursday that a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced “critical” legislation (H.R. 521) mirroring a Senate bill from the end of January (S. 230) …