Dec 092016 The Associated Press   SEATTLE – Washington has become the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades. The company said the case “lacks merit.”  Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney […]

Nov 192015

(I used the COMMENTS at bottom to post update – – court challenge in the U.S.) Today, the US government approved the world’s first GM food animal for human consumption – a GM fish that will originate from Prince Edward Island (PEI) Canada. The US company AquaBounty will produce all the GM fish eggs in […]

Jul 022014

“On the Island” this morning, CBC Radio, an opportunity to make a point  about economic indicators: RE:  Salmon fishery, increasing the take from 3% to 15% My experience with DFO and fish quotas is from Nova Scotia where we lived for 15 years.   We arrived in the nineteen-seventies.  The Grand Banks cod fishery supported […]

Nov 272013

Things that did not make sense suddenly become clear as day. why is the Government proceeding with the registration of GMO salmon? why the closure of fisheries labs on the West Coast? why can’t the Government tolerate scientists? for how little will people sell their souls? I highly recommend the video “Salmon Confidential” and bless […]

Mar 012013

Below is in follow-up to  2013-02-12  A million signatures on AVAAZ petition to US FDA, stop the licensing of GM salmon.   = = = = = = = = = = = CONTENTS 1.    “THE ONLY SOURCE OF GM SALMON EGGS ON THE PLANET“, PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDERS ARE MOBILIZING (again) TO STOP IT! 2.  BERTRAM VERHAAG`S […]

Feb 132013

Let’s help push this AVAAZ petition over the top.  1,000,000 signatures is the goal     974,941 right now.  It’s entirely within reach. UPDATE, Feb 18:  985,374 have signed. UPDATE, Mar 03:  992,276 have signed.   The New York Times reported in December 2012 that the licensing of GM salmon is likely to go ahead (FDA). The two-month […]

Dec 222012
2012-12-22  FDA Pushes to Release Genetically Modified Salmon into Environment (from Nation of Change) by Anthony Gucciardi The very genetic coding of the planet is no longer held sacred, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration. The agency is now pushing for the release of genetically modified salmon called ‘frankenfish’ to be unleashed across the globe, threatening the genetic integrity of the […]

Dec 212012
2012-12-21  Engineered Fish Moves a Step Closer to Approval, New York Times

By ANDREW POLLACK Government regulators moved a big step closer on Friday to allowing the first genetically engineered animal — a fast-growing salmon — to enter the nation’s food supply. Enlarge This Image Barrett The Food and Drug Administration said it had concluded that the salmon would have “no significant impact” on the environment. The […]

Nov 132004

Bertram from Germany writes “there was an interim injunction from Monsanto versus our film “LIFE RUNNING OUT OF CONTROL“. (See future postings for updates.) — – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – PRESS RELEASE, JULY 2004 Wednesday, July 14, 23:00 p.m. The Documentary: Life Running […]