Letter to FDA opposing approval of genetically engineered, AquAdvantage salmon from CFS, Greenpeace, American Rivers, Friends of the Earth, Sierra Club, Earthjustice, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Ocean Conservancy (Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0899)
Letter to USDA Deputy Commissioner Sharfstein from Ocean Conservancy and Center for Food Safety expressing concern with the potential approval of GE salmon ahead of a full and complete environmental impact review, and urging FDA to uphold its commitment to review all public comments received to date and to establish an additional 30-day public comment period to seek further public input.
Letter to the Minister of the Environment, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Environment Canada, accompanying a statement of opposition to genetically engineered fish from the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), signed by 60 fisheries and oceans conservation, environmental and social justice groups from across Canada: Letter
Letter to the Minister of the Environment, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Environment Canada, accompanying a statement of opposition to genetically engineered fish from the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), signed by 60 fisheries and oceans conservation, environmental and social justice groups from across Canada: Statement of Opposition
12 executive officers of some of the nation's largest environmental organizations request that the Food and Drug Administration conduct a thorough Environmental Impact Statement before deciding whether to approve the first ever genetically engineered animal for food
Resolution adopted by the City of Petersburg, Alaska opposing an application from AquaBounty Technologies, Inc to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve and market genetically engineered Atlantic salmon in the United States
Fourteen members of the California State Legislature sent a letter to FDA and President Obama asking them to reject approval of genetically engineered salmon until the 'full suite' of environmental and food safety risks have been addressed.
U.S. Congressional Rep. Dennis Kucinich sent a letter to FDA Principle Deputy Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein, Rep. Dennis Kucinich requesting that FDA delay its public meetings by 30 days as well as provide a 90-day public comment period, currently absent from the GE salmon approval process. Rep. Kucinich is the Chairman of the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee, which has broad jurisdiction over many federal agencies, including FDA.
CFS joins other environmental groups in expressing serious concern over NOAA's approach to offshore aquaculture issues and demanding that any offshore aquaculture bill proposed in the 2007 include numerous stringent environmental safeguards, including an express prohibition on the farming of genetically engineered fish
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