Opponents of genetically modified food are crying foul over a recent government grant to the maker of GM salmon. The funds, which are earmarked for research, came on the heels of a financial report in which the firm reported eliminating board members to cut costs and acknowledged it needs to raise additional capital.
Rainbow trout with six-pack abs and burly shoulders have emerged from a University of Rhode Island laboratory, and could someday find their way to humans' dinner tables. That's assuming diners don't panic at the sight of the muscular ichthyoid awaiting their knives and forks.
The cetaceans aren't to blame for declines in fish populations, according to new reports by conservation groups.
By Dawn StoverPosted 06.26.2008 at 6:19 pm 6 Comments
Whalers in Japan, Norway and Iceland claim that whales are eating fish that might otherwise provide food for humans. Killing whales means more fish for people to eat—in fact, it's a matter of food security for developing countries, the argument goes.