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50,000 Costco customers urge company to reject GM salmon

4/22/2015 - While popular food markets such as Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Kroger and Safeway have made it clear that they do not intend to sell genetically engineered fish, Costco remains silent on the matter. Their hesitation in declaring a voice when it comes to GM salmon has worried many who want to consume...

California governor bans commercial GM salmon production

11/13/2014 - At the end of September, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a ban on commercial production of genetically modified (GM) salmon anywhere in the state, in a move hailed by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) as an important step in the right direction -- but one that leaves a dangerous loophole. AquaBounty...

GM salmon threaten already-declining fish populations

5/28/2014 - The commercialization of genetically modified (GM) salmon could push wild salmon species over the brink of extinction, warns marine ecologist Gerry Goeden in an article published on Independent Science News. Goeden is a research fellow and advisor to the National University of Malaysia and marine...

Salmon inherit mental map based on Earth's magnetic field

2/21/2014 - At the Oregon Hatchery Research Center, a team of scientists set out to learn how Chinook salmon migrate and how they return home from the vast depths of the ocean. It's fascinating how salmon navigate thousands of miles of open sea and ultimately return to their river of origin. Magnetic field experiments...

Environmental groups challenge Canada's approval of genetically modified salmon

2/1/2014 - The company responsible for developing genetically modified (GM) salmon that grows at twice the normal pace is the subject of a new lawsuit in Canada. CBC.ca reports that the Halifax-based Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and the British Columbia-based Living Oceans Society (LOS) are jointly taking Environment...

Genetic pollution: When GMO salmon escape into the oceans, there will be no boycotting Franken-fish

6/16/2013 - How soon will the Franken-fish "escape" or be purposely (but secretly of course) released into the oceans of the world? How soon will this eel-like salmon, over-loaded with hormones and DNA from other fish, and an utter health disaster and world wide ocean "eco-disaster" become public knowledge and...

Scientists' dire warning: GM salmon will breed with trout and permanently harm the ecosystem

6/11/2013 - Remember all those industry claims that genetically-modified (GM) AquAdvantage salmon would not be harmful to the environment in any way, and would not breed with other fish because it is inherently sterile? These are both lies, according to a new study out of Canada, which found that "Frankensalmon"...

Fish farming killing off native species; boycott farmed salmon before it's too late

6/5/2013 - Equally as menacing as the potential release of genetically-modified (GM) salmon into the wild, factory fish farms are a modern scourge responsible for killing off droves of native fish species all around the world. And unless immediate action is taken to address this problem - you can help by boycotting...

Oregon set to ban GM salmon and mandate GMO labeling

4/1/2013 - All across the country, people are rising up and demanding that the foods they eat be properly identified and honestly labeled. And the constituency of the state of Oregon is no exception, where a trio of legislative bills recently introduced would require that all genetically-modified organisms (GMOs)...

GM salmon rejected by Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Aldi and other food retailers

3/21/2013 - In yet another blow to GMOs, several major U.S. food retailers have signed on to the "Campaign for GE-Free Seafood" found at http://www.foe.org/gefreeseafood These retailers include Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Aldi and many more. It's the latest private sector blow to the deceptive biotech industry....

FDA secretly legalizes GM salmon during holidays while nobody was watching

12/29/2012 - Once the bastion of purity, seafood has now entered the realm of "manufactured" sustenance, thanks to a couple of U.S. government bureaucracies. The Food and Drug Administration has granted permission to a firm that will allow it to produce GM salmon, a decision that has been called a genetically...

Would you eat biotech fish? FDA approves genetically engineered salmon

12/26/2012 - After a few brief tests, GE salmon, meant to grow twice as fast as regular Atlantic salmon, was deemed safe both for the environment and for human consumption. The FDA added that it would take public comments for 60 days before finally deciding on whether or not to approve the salmon. Criticism of...

Take action against GE salmon - Tell the FDA to ban it now!

11/20/2012 - It has been more than two years since the biotechnology company AquAdvantage first petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve its genetically-engineered (GE) salmon AquaBounty for human consumption, and the agency still has not given the "Frankenfish" the green light, thanks in...

Unraveling food industry lies - Your salmon and meat are artificially dyed to look more appealing

9/10/2012 - There is a reason why those radiant, pink salmon filets and juicy, golden chicken breasts in the meat case at the grocery store typically appear unusually appetizing -- but it often has nothing to do with the natural colorings of these animals' flesh. It might come as a surprise to many readers, but...

Salmon - A superfood that fills in the gaps

8/6/2012 - Salmon is a species of fish that is commonly eaten for its nutritional properties. The fish live in both fresh and salt water, depending on where the salmon is in its development. Preparation methods for salmon vary, as some prefer barbequing, baking, or even sauteing their fish. Vitamin D is obtained...

The superfood power of wild caught salmon

4/15/2012 - Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered superfoods. These foods are typically loaded with a combination of critical fatty acids, anti-oxidant phytonutrients and essential amino acids. Wild-caught salmon found in non-polluted...

Exposed: Genetically-modified salmon found to be contaminated with infectious salmon anemia

12/20/2011 - As the US federal government continues to evaluate whether or not to approve AquaBounty's genetically-modified (GM) "AquAdvantage" salmon, Canada's Cohen Commission (CC), a group established by the nation's government to track the decline of Sockeye salmon in the Fraser River, has announced some shocking...

In partial victory against GMOs, U.S. Congress bans FDA from approving GM salmon

6/16/2011 - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a law today that would effectively bar the FDA from approving GM salmon. This is a direct result of the rising awareness of the dangers of GMOs among American consumers, along with steady coverage of the issue by the alternative media (including NaturalNews)...

FDA Ignores Serious Abnormalities Found in GMO Frankenfish Salmon

10/13/2010 - At the recent hearings on the GMO salmon many are referring to as "Frankenfish", the FDA noted evidence of abnormalities that had been detected in the fish, including "increased frequency of skeletal malformations, increased prevalence of jaw erosions and multi-systemic inflammation". While such findings...

Genetically engineered salmon, if approved by FDA, could destroy the salmon industry

10/6/2010 - As the world awaits the FDA's decision on whether to approve genetically modified salmon as "safe enough" to allow into the food supply, it seems that not enough people in the existing fishing industries have really thought this through. As you'll see here, approval of GE salmon could destroy the existing...

GE salmon? Are you out of your minds?

10/3/2010 - Has the FDA gone completely mad? Why are they trying to open the flood gates to genetically engineered (GE) salmon -- a move that will go down in history as one of the most asinine and dangerous ever made by our government? What’s it going to take for them to actually start protecting public health?...

GM salmon highly allergenic, capable of breeding

9/29/2010 - The debate continues over whether or not genetically-modified (GM) salmon is safe for human consumption and fit for approval by the FDA, even though virtually all the evidence indicates that the tampered fish is a threat to human health and to the environment. Tests conducted by AquaBounty Technologies...

FDA refuses to require labeling of genetically modified salmon

9/27/2010 - As the FDA stands poised to approve genetically modified (GM) salmon safe for public consumption, the next logical question concerns how GM salmon would be labeled. Would the fish come with a large red warning that says, "Genetically modified salmon"? As it turns out, no. In fact, the FDA has already...

Consumers demand labeling of GM salmon, if approved

9/23/2010 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently held a hearing during which an advisory panel listened to arguments from both sides of the debate concerning the approval of genetically modified (GM) salmon. Massive outcry from consumers, farmers and consumer advocacy groups stalled the FDA's immediate...

GM salmon Frankenfish about to be unleashed into US food supply

9/17/2010 - It's that time of year again, when the FDA gathers its experts to decide what new horror to unleash into the food supply. This year it's genetically modified salmon, a "frankenfish" pumped up with extra growth hormone genes that make it rapidly grow into a kind of super-Schwarzenegger creature that's...

Frankenfish: Genetically Modified Salmon could Wipe out an Entire Species

9/16/2010 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared a genetically modified salmon fit for human consumption, and may soon approve it as a food product. In a September 3, 2010 briefing, the FDA announced their analysis that the GM salmon are "as safe to eat as food from other Atlantic salmon." The...

Frankenfish: Genetically Modified Salmon May Soon Plop Onto Your Plate

9/15/2010 - The FDA is set to rule on whether a genetically modified salmon is safe for human consumption. It is a decision that may soon serve up the first genetically engineered animal food product to consumers' plates. The fish under consideration is the AquAdvantage salmon, a bioengineered Atlantic salmon developed...

Tell the FDA 'NO!' to GMO fish

9/10/2010 - Consumers may soon have a new "Frankenfood" to contend with as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon decide whether or not to approve genetically-modified (GM) salmon as food. If approved, the GM salmon -- known as AquAdvantage -- will be the first GM animal officially authorized for...

FDA Moves Closer to Approval of Salmon Frankenfish

7/14/2010 - The Food and Drug Administration appears to be close to approving the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption: salmon with cross species genes and an "always on" hormone switch that enable them to grow twice as fast. A large number of critics voiced concerns about the safety of bio-engineered...

Astaxanthin: The Miracle Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Nutrient

5/24/2009 - For years, I've been a strong proponent of astaxanthin, a remarkable nutrient sometimes called "King of the carotenoids!" Derived from microalgae (and also found in wild salmon), astaxanthin is on my list as one of the top three most important nutrients for human health. I take an astaxanthin supplement...

Wild Pacific Salmon Explained

4/1/2009 - While most consumers have learned that wild Salmon is preferable to farm-raised, there are many other variables to consider. Even after ruling out Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Trout, there are still 5 species of Pacific Salmon and each go by several names. Additional factors such as environment, fat...

The Powerful Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Preventing Diseases of Inflammation: The Experts Speak

2/4/2009 - What do the top authors, doctors and health experts have to say about the realtionship between omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation? I asked my Private Research Library that question recently and was overwhelmed with the remarkable wisdom it revealed. Below, I share the top quotes from noted authors...

The Risks of Eating Farmed Salmon

1/26/2009 - Omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for healthy people and those who may have or be at risk of cardiovascular disease. Recent evidence, however, has shown that one must be careful about how and where omega-3 fatty acids come from and how they are added to one`s diet. Natural sources of omega-3 fatty...

Commercial Fishing Disaster Declared as Salmon Stocks Plunge, Salmon Fishing Banned

9/29/2008 - The National Marine Fishery Service has ordered a ban on all salmon fishing along the west coast of the lower 48 United States due to an unprecedented collapse of wild salmon stocks. The decision was initially recommended by the Pacific Fishery Management Service in response to the collapse of the...

Eight Superfoods for Health and Beauty From Your Local Grocery Store

9/26/2008 - What you have in your mind when you go to the grocery store will pretty much determine whether you live a long life of vibrant good health with feelings of well being, or a shortened life riddled with obesity and degenerative disease. Will you be a person with energy and enthusiasm for life, a person...

Wild Salmon to be Extinct in 10 Years

6/23/2008 - Wild salmon in the Broughton Archipelago, off the west coast of Canada's British Columbia, will be extinct within 10 years due to parasite contamination from fish farms, according to a study published in the journal Science. "The impact is so severe that the viability of the wild salmon populations...

Why Wild Salmon Is Better Than Farm-Raised

11/12/2007 - A good friend of mine is crazy about fish. He doesn’t have it too often, cognizant of the high levels of mercury found in some fish, so he tries to limit himself to having it once, twice a week max. Anyway, he went to his local fish market to buy some fresh salmon, surprised to see that one of...

Handling Pet Treats Can Cause Human Ills (press release)

9/1/2006 - Pets always welcome treats, but their owners may be putting themselves at risk of developing salmonella infection by handling beef or seafood snacks contaminated with the bacteria. So warned the authors of a report issued Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The...

Product review: AstaFactor Salmon Essentials with salmon oil and astaxanthin

6/8/2005 - I'd like to share the news about Mera Pharmaceuticals' AstaFactor Salmon Essentials, an exciting health product that combines potent antioxidants with heart-healthy oils. Salmon Essentials contains purified salmon oil and Astaxanthin, two ingredients that are, in their own right, potent nutritional...

Headlines warn about farmed salmon, but any salmon is better than junk food

1/11/2004 2:05:18 PM - Here's interesting research about the high level of toxic metals found in farmed salmon compared to wild salmon. It's unfortunate that the headlines are ablaze with this news, since eating salmon is such a healthy way to get Omega-3 fatty acids into your diet, but it's also worth pointing out...

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