Last September's Food and Drug Administration hearings on the introduction of genetically modified salmon into the consumer food system, and issues around labeling the fish as such gave rise to heated debates in Washington and on this very site.
Consumer protection advocates said food should be labeled as such if it derives from a genetically modified organism. AquaBounty - the creator of the "AquAdvantage® Salmon" at the center of the debate, argued that genetically modified salmon should not be required to display additional labeling as it has the same qualities as the non-GMO Atlantic salmon.
He objects to the very existence of the genetically modified fish, writing, in part:
Read Greenberg's four reasons why genetically modified salmon is an empty promise at GiltTaste.com and catch up on our coverage of the GMO salmon debate.
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