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Jan. 11, 2013 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon Industry Wants GM Salmon Labeled

The Food and Drug Administration has opened public comments on its findings that the genetically modified AquAdvantage salmon – which grows faster than other salmon – won’t have any significant environmental impacts. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, AquaAdvantage salmon, genetically modified food

March 25, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Trick or technology? Nuclear risks and frankenfish

In case you missed it last week, Timothy Egan wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times pooling Japan's nuclear disaster, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf, and AquaBounty's genetically engineered 'frankenfish' under the umbrella of ways people think they can trick nature: Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, AquaAdvantage salmon, AquaBounty, Foodie Friday

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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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