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How would you feel if you were told your food was manipulated with genetic engineering? For most of us, the thought would be quite unsettling.

But it's not a myth — certain companies are trying to push the genetically engineered salmon agenda, hoping to start selling salmon whose genes have been manipulated to make them grow larger than their natural counterparts.

The FDA has said there are only minute differences between the two fish, but the fact is genetically engineered salmon hasn't been around long enough to truly understand its implications. Like any other fish, genetically altered salmon could contain dangerous allergens. In addition, no one is sure of the effects these fish would have on the salmon's ecosystem.

Sign the petition urging the FDA to understand the consequences of genetically engineered salmon before giving its stamp of approval.

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Dear FDA Commissioner is Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg:

It may not be long before genetically manipulated animal food products are sitting on our dining room tables. That's because several American companies are developing technology to alter the genes of certain fish in order to attain specific physical characteristics.

Genetically engineered salmon can be many times larger than their natural counterparts, thus the incentive for the experiment. However, this technology simply hasn't been around long enough to truly know the effects it might have both on humans and the environment.

Playing around with genetics and DNA is a dangerous activity that should only be done under the most informed of circumstances. We can't have genetically engineered salmon hitting stores until all implications have been explored and understood.

Please do not give your stamp of approval to this risky experiment until you have all of the necessary information.

Thanks for your time.

Petition Signatures


Mar 26, 2017 Charyse Kirby
Mar 25, 2017 Alice VanKoevering
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2017 linda farrar
Mar 20, 2017 Kathy Fujimoto
Mar 20, 2017 LeeAnn McDonald
Mar 20, 2017 Jennifer Lindridge
Mar 20, 2017 Scarlett Robinson
Mar 20, 2017 Martina Behla
Mar 19, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 19, 2017 Diana Noel-Labieniec
Mar 19, 2017 Dorothy Kroger
Mar 19, 2017 Martin Henz
Mar 17, 2017 Sandy Westphal
Mar 17, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 17, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 17, 2017 Carmen Machado Food should be as God intended it to be, natural! GMO's change the chemical composition of our foods, hence changing our bodies. With the rise of so many diseases we should not be altering what was meant to give our bodies nutrition! Ban all GMOs!
Mar 15, 2017 Sinje Fromme-Sachs
Mar 15, 2017 Andreas Sachs
Mar 11, 2017 Ellen Prior
Mar 8, 2017 Henriette Matthijssen
Mar 8, 2017 Barbara Holdredge
Mar 8, 2017 CAROL HENDERSON
Mar 8, 2017 Kyriaki P
Mar 8, 2017 MichaEl Wittmann
Mar 7, 2017 Maureen Downs Leave nature alone
Mar 6, 2017 Shirley Robinson
Mar 6, 2017 Donna Nelson
Mar 4, 2017 Lubna Saied
Mar 4, 2017 Sigfrido Losada Torreiro
Mar 2, 2017 Karen Van Tuyle
Mar 2, 2017 Christine Jordan
Mar 2, 2017 Libby Berman
Mar 2, 2017 Lucy Peden
Mar 2, 2017 Lisa Barkewitz
Mar 2, 2017 Gary Beckerman
Mar 2, 2017 Dean OBrien
Mar 2, 2017 stephanie cameron
Mar 2, 2017 Eva Garet
Feb 26, 2017 labarre Paola
Feb 25, 2017 ARIANNE CUSTER
Feb 25, 2017 Christine Rochette
Feb 24, 2017 Karen Strayer
Feb 24, 2017 Kalliope M.
Feb 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 23, 2017 Richard Bosboom
Feb 22, 2017 Dulcie Camp

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