Earth Watch: GMO Contamination – Lucy Sharratt from Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

13 June 2019–This week’s Earth Minute interviews Lucy Sharratt, Coordinator of CBAN who discusses documented cases of GMO crop contamination and escape, as well as the contamination threats posed by genetically engineered salmon and GE trees.  CBAN has… Read More

Canadian Government Profiting from Genetically Modified Salmon Sales

Groups Raise Concerns Over Investor-Regulator Roles   The Canadian government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the world’s first genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) animal, a GM Atlantic salmon. “We’re concerned that the government is responsible for… Read More

Canadians Are Unknowingly Eating GM Salmon

AquaBounty revealed on August 4, in its quarterly financial results, that it has sold approximately five tonnes of genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) Atlantic salmon fillets in Canada. This is the world’s first sale of GM fish for human consumption… Read More