Tell the FDA: No genetically engineered salmon on our plates
  • Petitioned FDA Commissioner Hamburg

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FDA Commissioner Hamburg

Tell the FDA: No genetically engineered salmon on our plates

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      Friends of the Earth

The FDA is poised to approve genetically engineered salmon for human consumption. But they haven't done a full Environmental Impact Statement of the risks.

This salmon has been genetically altered to grow twice as fast as real salmon and would be the first-ever genetically engineered animal allowed to enter the food supply by any regulatory agency in the world. To make matters worse, the FDA probably won't require it to be labeled, so we'll have no idea if we're eating it!

Once the FDA has done its due diligence, we believe it will have no choice but to reject this frankenfish. Please urge the FDA to conduct a full Environmental Impact Statement that captures the many environmental, economic and social risks of genetically engineered salmon.  Sign the petition now and tell the FDA to say no to genetically enginereed salmon.

 

To:
FDA Commissioner Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration
I am writing to urge the FDA to conduct a full Environmental Impact Statement before making any decision about genetically engineered salmon. Please consider the risks full-scale farming of GE salmon would pose to wild salmon when — not if — GE fish escaped into our oceans.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Rosa Joon SAN DIEGO, CA
      • about 1 year ago

      THE FDA is a bunch of lobbyist - wolves hidden in sheep clothing. I hate the FDA . you guys are useless and many of u have worked for BIG GMO companies ... monsanto anyone ? FDA disgusts me.

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    • Andreas Persson BOLLNAS, SWEDEN
      • about 1 year ago

      It is important because it can wreck the natural salmons genetics when it escapes a fishfarm. And there is NO escape free fishfarm in the world.

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