Consumers want tougher probe of engineered salmonFebruary 8, 2012
Consumers want tougher probe of engineered salmon
News from Reuters:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three consumer groups petitioned the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday to subject a new genetically engineered salmon to a more rigorous review process than is now in place before the fish can be approved as safe to eat.
The fish at issue, AquaBounty Technologies’ AquAdvantage salmon, is currently classified as a new animal drug for the purposes of FDA review.
The FDA considers any genetically altered animal a new animal drug for approval purposes. The petition calls for the salmon to be classified as a food additive instead, which would require a more rigorous FDA review.
AquaBounty is seeking U.S. approval to market its engineered Atlantic salmon, which contains a gene from another fish species, the Chinook salmon, to h…………… continues on Reuters
Consumer Biz Review: McDonald’s Same Store Sales, Apple and Sam’s Club Strategize
News from Wall St. Cheat Sheet:
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McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) global same-store sales growth of 6.7% in January, with the United States leading the way with a 7.8% increase in sales followed by the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa region up a strong 7.3%, helped by the timing of the Chinese New Year.
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