The US food regulator has approved GMO chicken to produce a breakthrough drug. Extracted from transgenic hens’ egg whites, the medicine is hoped to help patients with a rare, rapidly progressive disease affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans.
By: Zoe Loftus-Farren
More than 20 years after the first genetically engineered plant hit American grocery stores, the FDA has approved the first transgenic animal for human consumption: a salmon.
In approving genetically engineered salmon as safe to eat and safe for the environment, the Food and Drug Administration rejected petitions from environmental and food safety groups asking that companies selling this salmon be required to
By: Michael K. Hansen
The F.D.A.'s decision to allow the sale of genetically modified salmon — the first genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption — discounted the needs of American consumers.
By: Rick Barrett
By: Oliver Milman
The production and consumption of genetically engineered salmon has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, marking the first time that a genetically modified animal product has been cleared for sale in the US.
Costco said Friday it does not intend to sell genetically modified salmon at this time, joining a list of retailers who say they will not sell genetically modified salmon, despite the approval Thursday by the federal Food and Drug Administration of the sale of such fish.
By: Max Goldberg
Just a few hours ago, the FDA GE-salmon is as safe to eat as non-GE salmon and has given its approval for it to be sold to consumers.
The FDA just Approved the Nation’s first Genetically Engineered Animal: A Salmon that Grows Twice as Fast
By: Brady Dennis
After years of review and endless controversy, the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the nation's first genetically altered animal -- a salmon engineered to grow twice as fast as its natural counterpart.