Alaska Delegation Fillets GM Salmon Report – Begich said. “I will fight tooth and nail,,,,,,,”

FrankenFishANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s congressional delegation was united in its opposition Friday to a draft report from the federal Food and Drug Administration saying that the nation’s health and environment wouldn’t be significantly harmed by genetically modified salmon. The fish, introduced by Massachusetts biotechnology firm AquaBounty, are engineered to grow much larger than wild salmon — but many Alaskans see them as a threat to both the market for and the existence of wild fish.  Read More