Sen. Begich Pulls Anti-Frankenfish Bill

Posted: August 8, 2012 at 8:20 am

8/8/12

Legislation against genetically modified salmon, commonly referred to as Frankenfish has stalled as US Senator Mark Begich had pull a bill in opposition of FDA approval last week, fearing the legislation wouldn’t make it out of committee. Begich, however, said that the fight isn’t over..

 

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Begich’s office said that tit appeared as if the bill would not make it out of a commerce committee by one vote.

 

Senator Begich said “it is not just an Alaska issue, it is a national issue regarding our fisheries.”

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