Whether or not the FDA chooses to approve genetically modified salmon for sale in the marketplace, supermarkets themselves have decided to take a stand in the form of a mass boycott. One that would serve to crush the profits of the unlabeled seafood abomination.
In a move that signifies the growing opposition to genetically modified creations from a grassroots level all the way to corporate understanding of consumer demand, chains like Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Aldi, and others are now all reporting that they will refuse the sale of AquaBounty Technology’s modified salmon (also known as AquaAdvantage, the same GM fish Congress blocked from FDA approval back in 2011 due to serious concerns). This is particularly good news when you consider the fact that the seafood biotech company is not just hard at work pushing unlabeled genetically modified salmon into the food supply. (Read Full Article)