The FDA weighs in on labeling!

The FDA is weighing in on whether they will require labeling of genetically modified salmon.

What do you think?

Feel free to discuss this issue further in the comments….

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10 Comments

  1. drfugawe said,

    September 23, 2010 at 5:33 pm

    I’m not quite sure all needed info is out on GM fish – I want it to be labeled so I can make an informed decision at the market – I think if GM salmon has a dark side, then surely we need know what we’re buying is GM – and if GM salmon is cheaper than all others, than it certainly needs to be labeled as well. So yeah, label it.

    How’s work? Getting into it?

  2. Andreas said,

    September 27, 2010 at 10:57 am

    As the EU parliament has just turned down a “stop light regulation”, where packaged foods would have been labeled with a red/yellow/green sticker to indicate their respective content of sugar, fat and sodium, I’m curious if the FDA
    will be more susceptible to the voice of reason.

  3. ohiofarmgirl said,

    September 28, 2010 at 11:16 am

    hey! i saw this on the news and thought of you! what will they come up with next? sheesh! :-)

  4. Anet said,

    September 30, 2010 at 9:19 am

    The FDA (and of course the fish company) say that there are “no biologically relevant differences” between the GMO and the conventional salmon. But they do say that the DNA has been altered . . . isn’t the DNA biologic? Seems to me like something is different!

  5. Anna said,

    October 5, 2010 at 6:05 am

    GMO hasn’t been a real problem for me yet . I avoid eating farmed salmon (from Chile) which is highly contaminated with PCBs. I don’t trust FDA which doesn’t care about consumers at all.
    The more important is eat sustainable seafood (locally farmed or caught). Before buying seafood I go to http://www.seachoice.org/ or http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/cr/seafoodwatch.aspx to check if the fish is safe for me and environment.

  6. Murasaki Shikibu said,

    October 29, 2010 at 6:23 am

    Maybe GM food isn’t as bad as some people make them out to be, but people should be allowed to make informed decisions. Any GM food should be labeled so that the people who don’t want to eat it can choose not to buy it.

  7. Elizabeth said,

    November 25, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    I’m amazed that this is even up for discussion with the FDA!

  8. Andreas said,

    December 24, 2010 at 9:21 am

    Happy Christmas!
    Hope you will be back to blogging soon.

  9. drfugawe said,

    December 31, 2010 at 10:55 am

    Hey Mimi,
    Hope you have a great new year, and that you get back into blogging soon – we’re missing you.

  10. Chai Chai said,

    January 20, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    Mimi, Hope all is well. Been missing your wonderful cooking posts, can’t wait for you to get back to blogging.


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