“Is FDA Ready to Regulate the World’s First Biotech Food Animal?”
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(Volume 3, Issue 12, July 24, 2013)
“Is Unaccountable Regulatory Delay and Political Interference Undermining the FDA and Hurting American Competitiveness? A Response to Tim Schwab’s ‘Is FDA Ready to Regulate the World’s First Biotech Food Animal?’”
(Volume 3, Issue 13, July 24, 2013)
The July 24th issue features a first by Policy Forum – both an article and a counterpoint article on genetically-engineered (GE) salmon. Author Timothy Schwab, Senior Researcher at Food & Water Watch, explains why he is opposed to AquaBounty’s application with FDA for genetically-engineered (GE) salmon. In their counterpoint, Alison L. Van Eenennaam (Cooperative Extension Specialist at the University of California – Davis), William M. Muir (Professor at Purdue University) and Eric M. Hallerman (Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) detail their reasons for supporting the GE salmon application.